precario

See also: precário

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin precārius. See also preghiera.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /preˈka.rjo/
  • Rhymes: -arjo
  • Hyphenation: pre‧cà‧rio

AdjectiveEdit

precario (feminine precaria, masculine plural precari, feminine plural precarie)

  1. precarious
  2. shaky
  3. lacking tenure

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

precario m (plural precari)

  1. temp

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

precāriō

  1. dative masculine singular of precārius
  2. dative neuter singular of precārius
  3. ablative masculine singular of precārius
  4. ablative neuter singular of precārius

ReferencesEdit

  • precario in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • precario in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • precario in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin precārius. Doublet of plegaria.

AdjectiveEdit

precario (feminine precaria, masculine plural precarios, feminine plural precarias)

  1. precarious, uncertain
  2. poor

Further readingEdit