silente

EsperantoEdit

AdverbEdit

silente

  1. silently

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin silentem, accusative of silēns, present active participle of sileō (I am silent).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /siˈlɛn.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Hyphenation: si‧lèn‧te

AdjectiveEdit

silente (masculine and feminine plural silenti)

  1. (literary) silent
    Synonyms: calmo, quieto, silenzioso, tacito (literary), tranquillo
    Antonyms: chiassoso, rumoroso
    • 1835, Giacomo Leopardi, “Ultimo canto di Saffo [Sappho's Last Song]”, in Canti[1], Bari: Einaudi, published 1917, lines 14–15, page 42:
      Ecco di tante ¶ sperate palme e dilettosi errori, ¶ il Tartaro m’avanza; e il prode ingegno ¶ han la tenaria diva, ¶ e l’atra notte, e la silente riva.
      See, Tartarus is left of all the prizes hoped for, the sweet illusions: and the dark goddess, black night, and the silent shore confine the proud intellect.
    • 1850, Giosuè Carducci, Juvenilia[2], Nicola Zanichelli, published 1906, page 121:
      Fin che dinanzi a lui tra le ruine ¶ Barbariche e la polve ¶ Fumò il vigor de le virtú latine, ¶ E tutto quel che una ruina involve ¶ Ferí l’aura silente ¶ Di un grido alto e possente.
      Until, in front of him, among the barbarian ruins and the dust, the vigor of the Latin virtues smoked, and all that a ruin brings along wounded the silent air with a loud, powerful yell.
  2. (literary, rare or humorous, of people) silent, taciturn
    Synonyms: muto, silenzioso, tacito (literary), taciturno
    Antonyms: chiacchierone, ciarliero, loquace, verboso
  3. (genetics) silent (not implying significant modifications which would affect a peptide sequence)
    Antonym: attivo

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AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • silente in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

silente

  1. ablative masculine singular of silēns
  2. ablative feminine singular of silēns
  3. ablative neuter singular of silēns

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /silˈẽtɘ/
  • Hyphenation: si‧len‧te

AdjectiveEdit

silente m or f (plural silentes, comparable)

  1. silent
  2. quiet

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

silente (plural silentes)

  1. (formal) silent; noiseless