See also: právo and prāvo

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin prāvus (depraved” ← “deformed).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpra.vo/
  • Rhymes: -avo
  • Hyphenation: prà‧vo

AdjectiveEdit

pravo (feminine prava, masculine plural pravi, feminine plural prave) (archaic, literary)

  1. depraved, evil, wicked
    Synonyms: cattivo, dannato, maligno, malo, malvagio, nequitoso
    Antonyms: benigno, buono, onesto, probo, retto
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto III, lines 82–84, page 41–42:
      Ed ecco verso noi venir per nave ¶ un vecchio, bianco per antico pelo, ¶ gridando: «Guai a voi, anime prave! [] »
      And lo! towards us coming in a boat ¶ an old man, hoary with the hair of eld, ¶ crying: "Woe unto you, ye souls depraved!"
    • 1831, Giacomo Leopardi, Paralipomeni della Batracomiomachia [Paralipomena of the Batrachomyomachia]‎[1], Paris, published 1842, Canto I, page 13:
      Molte genti provàr dure vicende, ¶ e prave diventàr per lungo affanno;
      Many people went through hard tribulations ¶ and became wicked because of the long affliction
  2. (by extension) cruel, merciless, ruthless
    Synonyms: crudele, spietato
    Antonyms: compassionevole, misericordioso, pietoso
    • 1374, Francesco Petrarca, “Trionfo d'Amore [Triumph of Love]”, in I trionfi [The Triumphs]‎[2], Milan: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, published 1997, lines 40–42:
      Poi vedi come Amor crudele e pravo ¶ vince Davit e sforzalo a far l’opra ¶ onde poi pianga in loco oscuro e cavo.
      See then how love, vicious and cruel ¶ overcame David, leading him to a sin ¶ he was to weep for in a dark retreat.

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NounEdit

pravo m (plural pravi)

  1. a wicked or evil person (male)
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto XIX, lines 103–105, page 288:
      io userei parole ancor più gravi; ¶ ché la vostra avarizia il mondo attrista, ¶ calcando i buoni e sollevando i pravi.
      I would make use of words more grievous still; ¶ because your avarice afflicts the world, ¶ trampling the good and lifting the depraved.
    • Synonyms: cattivo, malvagio
    • Antonym: buono

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

prāvō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of prāvus

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From prȁv.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prâʋo/
  • Hyphenation: pra‧vo

AdverbEdit

prȁvo (Cyrillic spelling пра̏во)

  1. straight
  2. correctly, rightly
  3. justly
  4. strictly

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *pravo. A calque of German Recht and French droit.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prǎːʋo/
  • Hyphenation: pra‧vo

NounEdit

právo n (Cyrillic spelling пра́во)

  1. right
    ljudska pravahuman rights
  2. law
  3. jurisprudence
DeclensionEdit
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Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

AdjectiveEdit

pravo

  1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular of prav

AdjectiveEdit

pravo

  1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular of pravi

SloveneEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *pravo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prȃvo n

  1. law

InflectionEdit

Neuter, hard
nom. sing. právo
gen. sing. práva
singular dual plural
nominative právo právi práva
accusative právo právi práva
genitive práva práv práv
dative právu právoma právom
locative právu právih právih
instrumental právom právoma právi

Further readingEdit

  • pravo”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin prāvus (depraved” ← “deformed).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pravo (feminine prava, masculine plural pravos, feminine plural pravas, superlative pravísimo)

  1. wicked, immoral, depraved

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