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huomo m (plural huomini)

  1. Obsolete spelling of uomo (man)
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell], Johannes Numeister, published 1472, Canto XXX, lines 25–27:
      Io uidi un fatto a guiſa di leuto ¶ pur chelli aueſſe auuto languinaia ¶ tronca da laltro che lhuomo ha forcuto
      I saw one made in fashion of a lute, ¶ if he had only had the groin cut off ¶ just at the point at which a man is forked.
    • 1353, Giovanni Boccaccio, Decamerone [Decameron]‎[1], Tommaso Hedlin, published 1527, page 213:
      Lo ſcolare più che altro huomo lieto al tempo impoſtogli andò alla caſa della donna
      At this the scholar was the gladdest man alive and betook himself at the appointed time to his mistress's house
    • 1532, Niccolò Machiavelli, Il principe [The Prince]‎[2], published 1537, page 115:
      Occorſe che fu morto Pier'Agniolo Micheli in Lucca huomo qualificato, & di grānde ſtimatiōe
      The death occurred in Lucca of Pier Agnolo Micheli, skilled and regardable man