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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pauper, pauperem, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂w- (few, small). Compare French pauvre.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

povero (feminine singular povera, masculine plural poveri, feminine plural povere)

  1. poor (with little or no possessions or money)
    Antonym: ricco
  2. poor (to be pitied)

NounEdit

povero m (plural poveri, feminine povera)

  1. poor man, pauper
  2. (in the plural) the poor, the needy, poor people

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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