Chianti

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian Chianti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiːˈænti/, /ˈkjɑːnti/

Noun[edit]

Chianti (plural Chiantis)

  1. A Tuscan red wine.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian Chianti.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Chianti m (genitive Chiantis, plural Chianti or Chiantis)

  1. Chianti (wine)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Through Latin from the Etruscan name 𐌂𐌋𐌀𐌍𐌕𐌄 (clante). It is thought that the Etruscans introduced viticulture to the area.[1][2]

Proper noun[edit]

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Chianti m

  1. The region of Tuscany where chianti is made.

Noun[edit]

Chianti m (invariable)

  1. Chianti (wine)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Millon, Marc & Kim (1993): The wine roads of Italy
  2. ^ Heath, Dwight (1995): International Handbook on Alcohol and Culture

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