voraginoso

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vorāginōsus.
Equivalent to voragin(e) (abyss) +‎ -oso (-ous).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vo.ra.ɡiˈno.zo/, [vor̺äɡiˈn̺oz̪o]
  • Hyphenation: vo‧ra‧gi‧nó‧so

AdjectiveEdit

voraginoso (feminine singular voraginosa, masculine plural voraginosi, feminine plural voraginose)

  1. (literary) abyssal, voraginous
    • 1825, Vincenzo Monti, transl., Iliade [Iliad]‎[1], Milan: Giovanni Resnati e Gius. Bernardoni di Gio, translation of Ἰλιάς (Iliás) by Homer, published 1840, Libro XXI, page 457:
      quel divin suo scudo che di limo ¶ giacerà ricoperto in qualche gorgo ¶ voraginoso.
      that divine shield of his that will lie, covered in mud, in some voraginous whirlpool.

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LatinEdit

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vorāginōsō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of vorāginōsus

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vorāginōsus.

PronunciationEdit

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voraginoso (feminine singular voraginosa, masculine plural voraginosos, feminine plural voraginosas)

  1. voraginous