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EtymologyEdit

Contraction/syncopation of diritto, from Vulgar Latin *dērēctus (or from a syncopated form *drēctus; compare French droit, Catalan dret, Romanian drept), from Latin dīrectus. Doublet of diretto.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [dritto]
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AdjectiveEdit

dritto (feminine singular dritta, masculine plural dritti, feminine plural dritte)

  1. straight, direct
  2. upright, erect, straight
  3. right, right-hand
  4. (knitting) plain, knit
  5. (familiar) crafty, sly
  6. obverse (side of a coin, medal or badge)

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AdverbEdit

dritto

  1. straight, directly

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NounEdit

dritto m (plural dritti)

  1. right side
  2. (knitting) plain stitch, knit stitch
  3. (tennis) forehand
  4. (familiar) crafty person, sly person

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þridjô.

Ordinal numberEdit

dritto

  1. (ordinal) third

DescendantsEdit