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Italian terms categorized by their etymologies.
- Category:Italian apocopic forms: Italian words that underwent apocope, thus their origin involved a loss or omission of a sound or syllable from their end.
- Category:Italian blends: Italian words formed by combinations of other words.
- Category:Italian compound words: Italian words composed of two or more stems.
- Category:Italian calques: Italian terms formed by piece-by-piece translations of terms from other languages.
- Category:Italian nonce terms: Italian terms that have been invented for a single occasion.
- Category:Italian reduplications: Italian terms that underwent reduplication, so their origin involved a repetition of roots or stems.
- Category:Italian neologisms: Italian terms that have been only recently acknowledged.
- Category:Italian eponyms: Italian terms derived from names of real or fictitious people.
This category has the following 15 subcategories, out of 15 total.