medesimo

ItalianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *metipsimus, from a previous form *metipsissīmus, derived from Latin -met (emphatic suffix) + ipse (himself) + -issimus (superlative suffix).[1] Cognate with French même, Spanish mismo, Portuguese mesmo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meˈde.zi.mo/, [meˈd̪eːz̪imo]
  • Hyphenation: me‧dé‧si‧mo

AdjectiveEdit

medesimo (feminine singular medesima, masculine plural medesimi, feminine plural medesime)

  1. same, identical, equal
  2. very

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PronounEdit

medesimo m (feminine medesima)

  1. the same one

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe, Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, 2002, →ISBN, page 138