See also: tuonò

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtwɔ.no/
  • Hyphenation: tuò‧no

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin tonus (thunderclap; sound, tone), from Ancient Greek τόνος (tónos). Doublet of tono.

 
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NounEdit

tuono m (plural tuoni)

  1. thunder
  2. (by extension) a loud roaring noise; thunder, rumble
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier (2002), Canto XXI, p. 390 vv. 139-142:
      [...] e fero un grido di sì alto suono, ¶ che non potrebbe qui assomigliarsi ¶ né io lo 'ntesi, sì mi vinse il tuono.
      [...] and a cry uttered of so loud a sound, ¶ it here could find no parallel, nor I ¶ distinguished it, the thunder so o'ercame me.
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VerbEdit

tuono

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tuonare

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