grattare

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EtymologyEdit

Of Germanic origin; probably borrowed from Frankish *kratton, from Proto-Germanic *krattōną. Compare French gratter, Catalan gratar, Piedmontese graté.

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grattàre (first-person singular present gràtto, first-person singular past historic grattài, past participle grattàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to scratch
  2. (transitive) to scrape
  3. (transitive) to grate (food)
    Synonym: grattugiare
  4. (transitive, popular) to filch, to pilfer, to steal
  5. (intransitive) to screech, to grate (to make a harsh rubbing sound) [auxiliary avere]
  6. (intransitive) to grind gears [auxiliary avere]

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