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EtymologyEdit

From the present participle of pezzire, from (Old) Neapolitan pezzire, from Vulgar Latin *petīre, from Latin petō, petere.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /petˈt͡sɛn.te/, [pet̪ˈt̪͡s̪ɛn̪t̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Stress: pezzènte
  • Hyphenation: pez‧zen‧te

NounEdit

pezzente m or f (plural pezzenti)

  1. beggar
  2. wretch
  3. miser

SynonymsEdit