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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

signore

  1. Alternative form of signor

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /siˈɲo.re/, [s̪iɲˈɲoːr̺e]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: si‧gnó‧re

Etymology 1Edit

From earlier segnore, from Latin seniōrem, accusative of senior, comparative form of senex (old), from Proto-Indo-European *sénos. Doublet of sire.

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NounEdit

signore m (plural signori, feminine signora, feminine plural signore)

  1. lord, gentleman
  2. (used to address a man) sir (gentlemen is used for the plural)
    Sì, signoreYes, sir
    No, signoriNo, gentlemen
  3. (often capitalized) Lord, God
    • c. 13y, Francis of Assisi, Cantico di Frate Sole [Canticle of the Sun]‎[1], printed by the Biblioteca del Sacro Convento di San Francesco, page 2:
      Laudato ſi mi ſignore ᵱ ſora noſtra moꝛte coꝛᵱale, da la quale nullu hõ uiuẽte po ſkappare.
      Praised be you, my Lord, through our sister Bodily Death, from whose embrace no living person can escape.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

signore f

  1. plural of signora
  2. feminine plural of signore

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