See also: Fuoco

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin focus (whence also the form foco, which does not exhibit diphthongisation).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfwɔ.ko/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔko
  • Hyphenation: fuò‧co

NounEdit

fuoco m (plural fuochi)

 
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  1. fire
    Synonym: (obsolete, literary) igne
  2. (transferred sense, poetic) lightning, thunderbolt
  3. pothole, burner, ring (on a stove)
  4. focus
  5. (Switzerland) hearth

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin focus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfwo.kə/
    • (Naples) IPA(key): [ˈfuokɐ]
    • (Central Apulia) IPA(key): [ˈfu(ə)kə ⁓ ˈfwekə]
    • (Eastern Abruzzo) IPA(key): [ˈfɔkə]
    • (Taranto) IPA(key): [ˈfuˈɛkə]

NounEdit

fuoco m (plural fuoche)

  1. fire
  2. fireplace (the place of the house set to ignite a fire)