English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian. Doublet of infinite.

Adjective edit

infinito (not comparable)

  1. (music) infinite; perpetual, as a canon whose end leads back to the beginning

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “infinito”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)

Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin īnfīnītus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /in.fiˈni.to/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ito
  • Hyphenation: in‧fi‧nì‧to

Adjective edit

infinito (feminine infinita, masculine plural infiniti, feminine plural infinite)

  1. infinite
  2. boundless, unlimited, unbounded, immeasurable
  3. endless, countless
  4. (grammar) infinite

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Descendants edit

  • Maltese: infinit

Noun edit

infinito m (plural infiniti)

  1. infinity, endlessness
    Synonyms: cosmo, creato, spazio, universo
    all'infinitoendlessly, forever; in the infinitive
  2. (grammar) infinitive mood
    Hyponyms: infinito presente, infinito passato

Further reading edit

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

Latin edit

Adjective edit

īnfīnītō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of īnfīnītus

References edit

  • infinito in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • infinito in Ramminger, Johann (2016 July 16 (last accessed)) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin īnfīnītus. Doublet of infindo, which was inherited.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: in‧fi‧ni‧to

Adjective edit

infinito (feminine infinita, masculine plural infinitos, feminine plural infinitas)

  1. infinite (boundless, endless)

Noun edit

infinito m (plural infinitos)

  1. (grammar) infinitive (non-finite verb form)
  2. (uncountable) infinity (endlessness or unlimitedness)

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Spanish edit

Etymology edit

From Latin īnfīnītus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /infiˈnito/ [ĩɱ.fiˈni.t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -ito
  • Syllabification: in‧fi‧ni‧to

Adjective edit

infinito (feminine infinita, masculine plural infinitos, feminine plural infinitas)

  1. infinite
  2. unlimited, boundless, unbounded
    Synonym: ilimitado
  3. endless, countless
    Synonym: incontable
  4. immeasurable
    Synonym: inmensurable

Derived terms edit

Adverb edit

infinito

  1. immensely; hugely; infinitely; big-time
    vamos a celebrarlo infinito
    we're going to celebrate big-time

Noun edit

infinito m (plural infinitos)

  1. infinity
    Synonym: infinidad

Derived terms edit

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Further reading edit