Italian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From an alteration of the older disiderare, from Latin dēsīderāre (to long for, desire, feel the want of, miss, regret). Doublet of desirare, taken from Old Occitan.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /de.zi.deˈ, (traditional) /ˈ[1]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: de‧si‧de‧rà‧re

Verb edit

desideràre (first-person singular present desìdero, first-person singular past historic desiderài, past participle desideràto, auxiliary avére)

  1. (transitive) to wish, to want, to like, to desire, to long
    Synonym: volere

Conjugation edit

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References edit

  1. ^ desidero in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

(Classical Latin) IPA(key): /deː.siː.deˈraː.re/, [d̪eːs̠iːd̪ɛˈräːrɛ]

Verb edit


  1. inflection of dēsīderō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative