Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

ItalianEdit

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

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)

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

dritto

  1. straight, directly

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

dritto m (plural dritti)

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

Related termsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þridjô.

Ordinal numberEdit

dritto

  1. (ordinal) third

DescendantsEdit