estraneo

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin extrāneus (external, foreign; strange), whence also Italian strano (an inherited doublet).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eˈstra.ne.o/
  • Rhymes: -aneo
  • Hyphenation: e‧strà‧ne‧o

AdjectiveEdit

estraneo (feminine estranea, masculine plural estranei, feminine plural estranee) (a)

  1. extraneous or foreign (to)
    Synonyms: alieno, sconosciuto, straniero, forestiero, avulso
    Antonyms: familiare, casalingo
    una persona estranea al nostro paese
    a person foreign to our country
  2. unrelated (to), unconnected (with)
    Antonyms: pertinente, inerente, attinente
    estraneo all'argomentounrelated to the topic

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

estraneo m (plural estranei, feminine estranea)

  1. outsider, stranger
    Synonyms: sconosciuto, forestiero
    Antonyms: familiare, consanguineo, intimo

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • estraneo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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