vendetta

See also: Vendetta

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian vendetta (revenge), from Latin vindicta. See vindicate, avenge.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /vɛnˈdɛtə/, [vɛnˈdɛɾə], [vənˈdɛɾə]
  • Rhymes: -ɛtə

NounEdit

vendetta (plural vendettas)

  1. A bitter, destructive feud, normally between two families, clans, or factions, in which each injury or slaying is revenged: a blood feud.
  2. (often preceded by personal) A motivational grudge against a person or faction, which may or may not be reciprocated; the state of having it in for someone.

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CorsicanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vẽnˈdɛtːa/
  • Hyphenation: ven‧det‧ta

NounEdit

vendetta f (plural vendette)

  1. Alternative form of vindetta

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FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian vendetta, from Latin vindicta. Doublet of vindicte, borrowed from Latin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɑ̃.dɛ.ta/, /vɑ̃.de.ta/

NounEdit

vendetta f (plural vendettas)

  1. vendetta
    • 1976, François de Roubaix (lyrics and music), “Vendetta”:
      Vendetta est une belle tradition. Un art fin comme un lien entre les générations.
      Vendetta is a beautiful tradition. A fine art like a link between generations.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vindicta (vengeance), from vindico (to claim, to vindicate), from vindex (defender).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /venˈdet.ta/
  • Hyphenation: ven‧dét‧ta

NounEdit

vendetta f (plural vendette)

  1. revenge, vengeance

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian vendetta (revenge), from Latin vindicta. Doublet of vindicta, borrowed from Latin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /benˈdetta/, [bẽn̪ˈd̪et̪.t̪a]

NounEdit

vendetta f (plural vendettas)

  1. revenge, vengeance