See also: Maggiore

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EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maggiore ‎(not comparable)

  1. (music) major

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier maiore, from Proto-Romance *mayyōrem, from Latin māiorem, accusative case of māior, from Proto-Italic *magjōs, from Proto-Indo-European *m̥ǵh₂yós, from *méǵh₂s(big”, “great).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈd͡ːʒore/, [mädˈd͡ʒo̞ːr̺e]
  • Hyphenation: mag‧gio‧re

AdjectiveEdit

maggiore m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural maggiori) (comparative of grande)

  1. bigger, greater
  2. biggest, greatest
  3. longer, longest
  4. larger, largest
  5. most important
  6. major
  7. greater than
  8. older, oldest
  9. most of

Usage notesEdit

  • The apocopic form maggior can optionally be used before singular nouns.

NounEdit

maggiore m, f ‎(plural maggiori)

  1. oldest, elder
  2. major (military)

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