ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *snellus (brisk, lively) (compare Old French esnel, isnel (sudden, quick), Occitan isnel, irnel (lively)), from Frankish *snell, *snel (sudden, quick) from Proto-Germanic *snellaz (active, sudden, quick). Akin to Old High German snel, snell (bold, agile, lively, swift, brisk). More at snell.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈznɛl.lo/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛllo

AdjectiveEdit

snello (feminine singular snella, masculine plural snelli, feminine plural snelle)

  1. thin, slender
  2. agile, deft, nimble
  3. easy

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