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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin Italiānus, from Italia (Italy)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ĭtălʹyən, IPA(key): /ɪˈtæljən/
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˌaɪˈtæljən/ (derogatory)

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Italian (comparative more Italian, superlative most Italian)

  1. Pertaining to Italy, its people or its language.

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Noun[edit]

Italian (plural Italians)

  1. An inhabitant of Italy, or a person of Italian descent.
    • 2012 May 5, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool”, BBC Sport:
      As Di Matteo celebrated and captain John Terry raised the trophy for the fourth time, the Italian increased his claims to become the permanent successor to Andre Villas-Boas by landing a trophy.

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Italian

  1. The official language of Italy, also spoken in San Marino, the Vatican, and parts of Switzerland.

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Italian

  1. Genitive singular form of Italia.