malvagio

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Occitan malvatz, from Vulgar Latin *malifatius (wicked, evil), a compound based on malus (bad) +‎ fātum (fate, destiny).[1] Cognates include French mauvais, Catalan malvat, and Spanish malvado.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /malˈva.d͡ʒo/
  • Rhymes: -adʒo
  • Hyphenation: mal‧và‧gio

AdjectiveEdit

malvagio (feminine malvagia, masculine plural malvagi, feminine plural malvagie or malvage)

  1. wicked, malign
  2. malicious
  3. bad
    Synonym: cattivo
    Antonym: buono

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

malvagio m (plural malvagi, feminine malvagia)

  1. a wicked person

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “malvagio” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN

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