Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian gelato (ice cream), from Latin gelātus, derived from gelū (frost, chill), ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *gel- (cold).

PronunciationEdit

 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
 
Italian gelato with two tower-shaped biscuits

NounEdit

gelato (usually uncountable, plural gelati or gelatos)

  1. An Italian variant of ice cream made from milk and sugar, combined with other flavourings. The ingredients are supercooled while stirring to break up ice crystals as they form.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin gelātus, derived from gelū (frost, chill), ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *gel- (cold).
Surface analysis: gelo (frost, cold) +‎ -ato (past participle suffix).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dʒeˈla.to/, [d͡ʒeˈl̺äːt̪o]
  • Rhymes: -ato
  • Hyphenation: ge‧là‧to

VerbEdit

gelato m (feminine singular gelata, masculine plural gelati, feminine plural gelate)

  1. past participle of gelare

AdjectiveEdit

gelato (feminine singular gelata, masculine plural gelati, feminine plural gelate)

  1. icy, frozen, very cold
    Synonyms: freddissimo, gelido, ghiacciato
    Antonyms: ardente, bollente, caldissimo, cocente, incandescente, rovente

NounEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

gelato m (plural gelati)

  1. (also uncountable) ice cream, gelato

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit