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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French sage, itself from Vulgar Latin *sapius, from Latin sapiō.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

saggio (feminine singular saggia, masculine plural saggi, feminine plural sagge)

  1. wise
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NounEdit

saggio m (plural saggi)

  1. sage (wise man)

Etymology 2Edit

From Late Latin exagium, from Latin exigere, exigō (I examine).

NounEdit

saggio m (plural saggi)

  1. assay; test
  2. essay (written composition of moderate length)
    un saggio su Manzonian essay on Manzoni
  3. sample
  4. proof
  5. display
    saggio di musicarecital
  6. rate
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VerbEdit

saggio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of saggiare