See also: Mosso and mössö

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Spanish mozo. Compare Portuguese moço.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mosso m (plural mossos, feminine mossa)

  1. porter, bellboy, bellhop
  2. waiter, steward
  3. lad, boy
    Synonym: fadrí
  4. police officer
    1. Ellipsis of mosso d'esquadra: a Mosso, a member of the Mossos d'Esquadra

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Late Latin *movitus, regularized perfect passive participle of Latin moveō for Classical mōtus.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mosso (feminine mossa, masculine plural mossi, feminine plural mosse)

  1. past participle of muovere
  2. past participle of muoversi

AdjectiveEdit

mosso (feminine mossa, masculine plural mossi, feminine plural mosse)

  1. (music) mosso, animated, rapid, fast
  2. rough (of sea)
  3. wavy (of hair)
  4. blurred (of a photograph)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from Catalan mosso, in turn from Old Spanish mozo. Doublet of mozo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mosso m (plural mossos)

  1. a member of the Mossos d'Esquadra

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