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EtymologyEdit

From Latin somnus, from Proto-Indo-European *swopnos, from the root *swep- (to sleep). Cognates include Dalmatian samno, French somme, Lithuanian sãpnas and Spanish sueño.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈson.no/, [ˈs̪on̺n̺o]
  • Rhymes: -onno
  • Hyphenation: són‧no

NounEdit

sonno m (plural sonni)

  1. The state of being asleep; sleep, slumber
    Synonym: letargo
    Antonym: veglia
  2. The need or desire for sleep; sleepiness
    Synonyms: letargia, sonnolenza
    Antonym: insonnia
  3. (figuratively) quiet, tranquility
    Synonyms: pace, quiete, tranquillità
    Antonyms: agitazione, confusione, turbamento
  4. (obsolete, poetic) dream
    Synonym: sogno (non obsolete)

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