liscio

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Provençal lis, liso, from French lisse, from Old High German lise (Modern German leise), or alternatively from a Vulgar Latin *liseus or *lisius, perhaps from Ancient Greek lissós. Compare Spanish, Portuguese liso, Catalan llis, Sicilian lisciu, Friulian lis, Romansch glisch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

liscio m (feminine liscia, masculine plural lisci, feminine plural lisce)

  1. smooth, sleek, polished
  2. (figuratively) simple
  3. (of an alcoholic beverage) neat, straight

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Adverb[edit]

liscio

  1. smoothly

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Noun[edit]

liscio m (plural lisci)

  1. ballroom dancing
  2. country music

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Verb[edit]

liscio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lisciare

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