ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin expe(n)sa, from Latin expensus, from expendere. Compare Sicilian spisa, Venetian spexa, Romansch spaisa, spesa, Friulian spese, Ladin speisa, spëisa, Old French espoise.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈspe.za/, (traditional) /ˈspe.sa/[1]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eza

NounEdit

spesa f (plural spese)

  1. expense, expenditure, spending, cost, charge
    Synonyms: costo, uscita
  2. shopping, purchase, buy
    Synonyms: compera, acquisto
    fare la spesa(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. groceries

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

spesa

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of spendere
  2. inflection of spesare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

AdjectiveEdit

spesa

  1. feminine singular of speso

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ spesa in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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