magnifico

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See also: magnífico

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Etymology[edit]

Italian

Noun[edit]

magnifico (plural magnificoes)

  1. (obsolete) A grandee or nobleman of Venice.
  2. (obsolete) A rector of a German university.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin magnificus, from verb magnificare, make great, from adjective magnus, great, (which goes back to Indo-European), plus ficare, from facere, do or make

Adjective[edit]

magnifico m (feminine magnifica, masculine plural magnifici, feminine plural magnifiche)

  1. magnificent
  2. marvellous, wonderful
  3. gorgeous, superb
  4. generous

Verb[edit]

magnifico

  1. first-person singular present of magnificare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From magnificus (noble, august)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active magnificō, present infinitive magnificāre, perfect active magnificāvī, supine magnificātum

  1. I prize, esteem highly.
  2. I praise, glorify, or extol.

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