See also: scampò

English Edit

Etymology Edit

Borrowed from Italian scampo.

Noun Edit

scampo (plural scampi)

  1. Alternative form of scampi

Anagrams Edit

Italian Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈskam.po/
  • Rhymes: -ampo
  • Hyphenation: scàm‧po

Etymology 1 Edit

Deverbal from scampare (escape) +‎ -o or scamparla (to escape, survive) +‎ -o.[1]

Noun Edit

scampo m (plural scampi)

  1. escape, way out
    Non c'è scampo.
    There's no way out.

Etymology 2 Edit

From Venetian scampo, from Ancient Greek κάμπος (kámpos, sea monster),[2][3] or Ancient Greek καμπή (kampḗ, bending, bow).[4]

Noun Edit

scampo m (plural scampi)

  1. small lobster, typically Nephrops norvegicus, aka langoustine or Dublin Bay prawn. Sometimes incorrectly used more generally as a term for prawn (shrimp of the suborder Dendrobranchiata)
    Coordinate terms: gambero, gamberetto

Etymology 3 Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb Edit

scampo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of scampare

References Edit

  1. ^ scampo1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  2. ^ scampo2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  3. ^ scàmpo2 in sapere.it – De Agostini Editore
  4. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2023), “scampi”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.