medesimo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *metipsīmum, from Vulgar Latin *metipsissīmum, which consists of met + ipsissimum (the superlative of ipsum).[1]

Cognate with French même, Spanish mismo, Portuguese mesmo.

Adjective[edit]

medesimo m (feminine medesima, masculine plural medesimi, feminine plural medesime)

  1. same, identical, equal
  2. very

Pronoun[edit]

medesimo m (feminine: medesima)

  1. The same one

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002, Giuseppe Patota, Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page p. 138: