tortuoso

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tortuōsus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tor.tuˈo.zo/, (traditional) /tor.tuˈo.so/, (traditional) /torˈtwo.so/
  • Rhymes: -ozo

AdjectiveEdit

tortuoso (feminine singular tortuosa, masculine plural tortuosi, feminine plural tortuose)

  1. winding, crooked, twisty, tortuous (road, etc)
  2. convoluted, devious (reasoning, explanation, etc)

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tortuōsō

  1. dative masculine singular of tortuōsus
  2. dative neuter singular of tortuōsus
  3. ablative masculine singular of tortuōsus
  4. ablative neuter singular of tortuōsus

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tortuōsus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tortuoso m (feminine singular tortuosa, masculine plural tortuosos, feminine plural tortuosas, comparable)

  1. tortuous (having many turns and twists)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tortuōsus (coiled, winding), from tortus (twisted, twined).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /toɾˈtwoso/, [t̪oɾˈt̪wo.so]
  • Rhymes: -oso

AdjectiveEdit

tortuoso (feminine tortuosa, masculine plural tortuosos, feminine plural tortuosas)

  1. winding, tortuous

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