toccare

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from a Vulgar Latin root *toccāre, *tuccāre, of Germanic or onomatopoeic origin.

Compare French toucher, Friulian tocjâ, Portuguese tocar, Romanian toca, Romansch tutgar, Sicilian tuccari, Sardinian toccai, Spanish tocar, Venetian tocar

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tokˈka.re/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

toccàre (first-person singular present tócco, first-person singular past historic toccài, past participle toccàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to touch (to make physical contact with)
    Si prega di non toccare questo.
    Please don't touch this.

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Further readingEdit

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

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