LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

dēlitō

  1. dative masculine singular of dēlitus
  2. dative neuter singular of dēlitus
  3. ablative masculine singular of dēlitus
  4. ablative neuter singular of dēlitus

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin dēlictum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

delito m (plural delitos)

  1. crime; offense
    Synonym: crime

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin dēlictum. Cognate with English delict.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /deˈlito/, [d̪eˈlit̪o]

NounEdit

delito m (plural delitos)

  1. crime; offense; felony
    Synonym: crimen

Usage notesEdit

  • Delito is a false friend, and does not mean delight. Spanish equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry delight.
  • crimen refers to very serious crimes such as murder or assault, delito refers to any violation of the law.

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