See also: schifò

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈski.fo/
  • Rhymes: -ifo
  • Hyphenation: schì‧fo

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French eschiu (shy, timid), from Frankish *sciuh (shy, timid, fearful), from Proto-Germanic *skeuhaz (shy, frightened). Cognate with Old English sċēoh (shy), Dutch schuw (shy), Danish sky (shy), Sicilian schifìu (disgust, mess). More at shy, eschew.

NounEdit

schifo m (plural schifi)

  1. disgust, nausea, loathing
    Synonyms: disgusto, ribrezzo
    che schifo!how disgusting!
  2. (colloquial) crap, rubbish
    Cos'è 'sto schifo?What's this crap?
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  • English: skeevy

VerbEdit

schifo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schifare

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Old High German skif, from Proto-Germanic *skipą. More at skiff, ship.

NounEdit

schifo m (plural schifi)

  1. dingy (small sailing boat)
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