qualcuno

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian qualche + uno.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kwal.ˈkuno/
  • Rhymes: -uno
  • Hyphenation: qual‧cù‧no

Pronoun[edit]

qualcuno m (only singular) (Feminine: qualcuna)

  1. someone, somebody
  2. (in a question) anyone, anybody
  3. some (of us etc)
  4. (in a question) any (of us etc)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002, Giuseppe Patota, Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page p. 140: