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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *(ec)cu illu, which is a contracted form of Latin eccum + illum.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ˈkwello]

AdjectiveEdit

quello

  1. that, those

Usage notesEdit

Adjectival forms:

  • quel: masculine singular before a consonant (except impure s, gn, pn, ps, x, z)
  • quello: masculine singular before impure s, gn, pn, ps, x, z
  • quell': masculine/feminine singular before a vowel or h
  • quella: feminine singular before a consonant
  • quei: masculine plural before a consonant (except impure s, gn, pn, ps, x, z)
  • quegli: masculine plural before a vowel, impure s, gn, pn, ps, x, z
  • quelle: feminine plural

PronounEdit

quello (plural quelli, feminine quella, feminine plural quelle)

  1. that one
  2. those

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, →ISBN, page 137