utensile

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin ūtēnsilem, accusative form of ūtēnsilis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /uˈtɛn.si.le/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnsile
  • Hyphenation: u‧tèn‧si‧le

AdjectiveEdit

utensile (plural utensili)

  1. that serves, or is useful
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Noun use of the above adjective. The change in stress accent in the traditional form is based on the Latin neuter plural ūtēnsilia (/u.tẽːˈsi.li.a/).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /uˈtɛn.si.le/, (traditional, careful style) /u.tenˈsi.le/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɛnsile, (traditional, careful style) -ile
  • Hyphenation: u‧tèn‧si‧le, (traditional, careful style) u‧ten‧sì‧le

NounEdit

utensile m (plural utensili)

  1. tool, implement
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ūtēnsile

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular of ūtēnsilis