ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin surdus (silent), from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (ringing, whistling).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sordo (feminine singular sorda, masculine plural sordi, feminine plural sorde)

  1. deaf
  2. muffled (sound)
  3. dull (pain)
  4. veiled (threat etc)
  5. silent, hidden
  6. voiceless (phonetics)

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

sordo m (plural sordi, feminine sorda)

  1. A deaf person

AnagramsEdit


NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin soldus, from solidus. Compare Italian soldo.

NounEdit

sordo m

  1. A coin
  2. money

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish sordo, from Latin surdus, from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (ringing, whistling). Compare English surd.

AdjectiveEdit

sordo (feminine singular sorda, masculine plural sordos, feminine plural sordas)

  1. deaf
    quedarse sordo – to go deaf
    hacerse el sordo – to pretend to not hear
    Antonym: oyente
  2. (of a sound) dull, muted
  3. (phonetics) voiceless

AntonymsEdit

  • (voiceless, as in a consonant): sonoro

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

sordo m (plural sordos, feminine sorda, feminine plural sordas)

  1. deaf person
    Antonym: oyente