Italian edit

Etymology edit

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin resplendēre.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /riˈsplɛ
  • Rhymes: -ɛndere
  • Hyphenation: ri‧splèn‧de‧re

Verb edit

risplèndere (first-person singular present risplèndo, first-person singular past historic risplendétti or (traditional) risplendètti, no past participle, auxiliary èssere or avére)

  1. (intransitive, also figurative) to shine, to be resplendent, to glitter, to glow [auxiliary essere or avere]
    Synonyms: splendere, scintillare

Usage notes edit

  • The compound tenses and the past participle are rarely used, and according to some dictionaries are lacking entirely. See splendere.

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