infinito

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian. Doublet of infinite.

AdjectiveEdit

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnfīnītus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [in.fiˈniː.t̪o], /infiˈnito/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: in‧fi‧nì‧to

AdjectiveEdit

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

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

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NounEdit

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 readingEdit

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

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

īnfīnītō

  1. dative masculine singular of īnfīnītus
  2. dative neuter singular of īnfīnītus
  3. ablative masculine singular of īnfīnītus
  4. ablative neuter singular of īnfīnītus

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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnfīnītus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

infinito m (feminine singular infinita, masculine plural infinitos, feminine plural infinitas, comparable)

  1. infinite (boundless, endless)

NounEdit

infinito m (plural infinitos)

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

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnfīnītus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /infiˈnito/, [ĩɱfiˈnit̪o]

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. infinite
  2. boundless, unlimited, unbounded, immeasurable
  3. endless, countless

AdjectiveEdit

infinito

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

NounEdit

infinito m (plural infinitos)

  1. infinity

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