sospirare

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin suspīrāre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /so.spiˈra.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: so‧spi‧rà‧re

VerbEdit

sospiràre (first-person singular present sospìro, first-person singular past historic sospirài, past participle sospiràto, auxiliary avére)

  1. (intransitive) to sigh
    Synonym: gemere
  2. (transitive with per) to pine for
  3. (transitive with a or with no preposition) to yearn for, to long for
    Synonyms: anelare (a), desiderare, tendere (a)
  4. (intransitive, literary) to breeze, to blow gently
    Synonyms: soffiare, spirare
  5. (transitive, by extension) to anxiously await
  6. (transitive, archaic, literary) to mourn
    Synonyms: lamentare, piangere

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ReferencesEdit

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

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