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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /faˈti.ka/, [fäˈt̪iːkä]
  • Stress: fatìca
  • Hyphenation: fa‧ti‧ca

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *fatīga, from Latin fatīgō (I tire, weary).

NounEdit

fatica f (plural fatiche)

  1. effort, endeavour, work (physical or mental)
    la sua ultima fatica letterariahis latest literary work
    Synonyms: sforzo
  2. (figuratively) difficulty
    a faticawith difficulty
    Synonyms: difficoltà
  3. labour, labor, toil, fatigue
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto II, lines 1–3, page 21:
      Lo giorno se n'andava, e l'aere bruno ¶ toglieva gli animai che sono in terra ¶ da le fatiche loro
      Day was departing, and the embrowned air ¶ released the animals that are on earth ¶ from their fatigues
    • Synonyms: lavoro, opera
  4. tiredness, exhaustion, weariness, fatigue
    Dopo una giornata di lavoro, inizio a sentire la fatica.After a day's work, I start to feel the tiredness.
    Synonyms: affaticamento, stanchezza
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Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

VerbEdit

fatica

  1. third-person singular present indicative of faticare
  2. second-person singular imperative of faticare

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NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fatico

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /faˈtikɐ/

NounEdit

fatica f (please add the plural)

  1. work (not for money at all)
  2. task