codesto

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Italian cotesto, from earlier cotevesto, from a contraction of Latin introductory locution eccum tibi istum.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈdes.to/, [koˈd̪es̪.t̪o]
  • Hyphenation: co‧dés‧to

Adjective[edit]

codesto m (feminine codesta, masculine plural codesti, feminine plural codeste)

Pronoun[edit]

codesto m (feminine codesta)

  1. (archaic, chiefly literary) this, that (referring to an object close to the addressee)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002, Giuseppe Patota, Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page p. 137: