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EtymologyEdit

Past participle of scegliere, corresponding to a Vulgar Latin *exeltus < *exelctus < *exēlēctus, from Latin ex (out of, from) + ēlēctus (picked, chosen, elected). Compare Sicilian sceltu, scertu, Venetian sièlto, Friulian sielt; cf. also French élit.

VerbEdit

scelto m (feminine singular scelta, masculine plural scelti, feminine plural scelte)

  1. past participle of scegliere
  2. past participle of scegliersi

AdjectiveEdit

scelto (feminine singular scelta, masculine plural scelti, feminine plural scelte)

  1. chosen
  2. selected
  3. top quality