See also: pesaré

Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin pēnsāre (weigh, hang), whence also the doublet pensare 'think'. Compare French peser.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /peˈ, (traditional) /peˈ[1]
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: pe‧sà‧re

Verb edit

pesàre (first-person singular present péso, first-person singular past historic pesài, past participle pesàto, auxiliary (transitive or intransitive) avére or (alternatively when intransitive) èssere)

  1. (transitive, also figurative) to weigh (to measure the weight of)
  2. (intransitive) to weigh (a specific amount) [auxiliary avere or essere]
  3. (intransitive) to be heavy [auxiliary avere or essere]
  4. (intransitive) to weigh on, to burden [+ su (object)] [auxiliary avere or essere]
  5. (intransitive, figurative) to weigh on, to be tiresome or unpleasant to [+ a (object)] [auxiliary avere or essere]
  6. (intransitive, figurative) to weigh on, to be important or influential on [+ su (object)] [auxiliary avere or essere]
  7. (intransitive, figurative) to loom [+ su di (object)] [auxiliary avere or essere]

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References edit

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

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Verb edit


  1. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of pesar