ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tonus, (probably through a Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *tronus, with confluence from tonitrus).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtrwɔ.no/
  • Hyphenation: truò‧no

NounEdit

truono m (plural truoni)

  1. Obsolete form of tuono.
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto IV, p. 52, vv. 1-3:
      Ruppemi l'alto sonno ne la testa ¶ un greve truono, sì ch'io mi riscossi ¶ come persona ch'è per forza desta; [...]
      Broke the deep lethargy within my head ¶ a heavy thunder, so that I upstarted ¶ like to a person who by force is wakened; [...]

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