nacchera

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnak.ke.ra/
  • Rhymes: -akkera
  • Hyphenation: nàc‧che‧ra

Etymology 1Edit

From Late Latin nacchara, perhaps from Arabic نَقَّارَة(naqqāra).

NounEdit

nacchera f (plural nacchere)

  1. (historical) A percussive musical instrument similar to a drum.
  2. (music, in the plural) castanet
  3. fan shell (Pinna nobilis)
  4. (obsolete) mother-of-pearl, nacre
Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • nacchera in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

nacchera

  1. inflection of naccherare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative