selvaggio

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin root *selvatjus, from Latin silvaticus, or through Old Provençal salvatge.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

selvaggio m (feminine selvaggia, masculine plural selvaggi, feminine plural selvagge)

  1. wild (animals, plants)
  2. savage, primitive (people)
  3. ferocious
  4. brutal, cruel (torture)

Noun[edit]

selvaggio m (plural selvaggi)

  1. savage

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