snello

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *snellus "brisk, lively" (compare Old French esnel, isnel "sudden, quick", Occitan isnel, irnel "lively"), from Frankish *snel, snell "sudden, quick" from Proto-Germanic *snellaz (active, sudden, quick). Akin to Old High German snel, snell "bold, agile, lively, swift, brisk". More at snell.

Adjective[edit]

snello m (feminine snella, masculine plural snelli, feminine plural snelle)

  1. thin, slender
  2. agile, deft, nimble
  3. easy

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