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EtymologyEdit

From Latin clāvus (whence Italian chiavo), through a Vulgar Latin form *claus, with influence from claudere (to close). Compare Friulian claud, Istriot ciuodo.

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NounEdit

chiodo m (plural chiodi)

  1. nail (hit with a hammer)
  2. rivet
  3. hobnail
  4. stud
  5. spike

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VerbEdit

chiodo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of chiodare