partigiano

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian partigiano (partisan). Doublet of partisan.

NounEdit

partigiano (plural partigianos or partigiani)

  1. (historical) A member of the Italian anti-fascist resistance movement in World War II.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From parte or from Latin root *partensianus, ultimately from pars.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /par.tiˈd͡ʒa.no/
  • Rhymes: -ano
  • Hyphenation: par‧ti‧già‧no

NounEdit

partigiano m (plural partigiani, feminine partigiana)

  1. partisan
  2. (by antonomasia) a member of the Italian resistance movement in World War II

AdjectiveEdit

partigiano (feminine partigiana, masculine plural partigiani, feminine plural partigiane)

  1. partisan

Derived termsEdit