See also: mozzò

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmot.t͡so/
  • Rhymes: -ottso
  • Hyphenation: móz‧zo

VerbEdit

mozzo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mozzare

Etymology 2Edit

From Vulgar Latin *mutius, from Latin mutilus. Cf. also French mousse, Spanish mocho.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmot.t͡so/
  • Rhymes: -ottso
  • Hyphenation: móz‧zo

AdjectiveEdit

mozzo (feminine mozza, masculine plural mozzi, feminine plural mozze)

  1. cut off (head)
  2. docked (tail)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Spanish mozo, possibly from Latin musteus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmot.t͡so/
  • Rhymes: -ottso
  • Hyphenation: móz‧zo

NounEdit

mozzo m (plural mozzi)

  1. (nautical) ship's boy
  2. boy, lad
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From Latin modium. Doublet of moggio.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmot.t͡so/, /ˈmɔt.t͡so/, (traditional) /ˈmɔd.d͡zo/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ottso, -ɔttso, (traditional) -ɔddzo
  • Hyphenation: móz‧zo, mòz‧zo

NounEdit

mozzo m (plural mozzi)

  1. hub, nave
  2. boss (of a screw)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ mozzo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)