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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Late Latin rectangulus (four-angled). Surface analysis: retto (straight, right) + angolo (angle).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /retˈtan.ɡo.lo/, [r̺et̪ˈt̪äŋɡo̞l̺o]
  • Rhymes: -aŋɡolo
  • Stress: rettàngolo
  • Hyphenation: ret‧tan‧go‧lo

AdjectiveEdit

rettangolo (feminine singular rettangola, masculine plural rettangoli, feminine plural rettangole) (geometry)

  1. right-angled

NounEdit

rettangolo m (plural rettangoli) (geometry)

  1. rectangle

Derived termsEdit