Decameron

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian Decameron (literally ten days), coined from Ancient Greek δέκᾰ (déka, ten) and ἡμέρᾱ (hēmérā, day).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /dɪˈkæməɹən/

Proper noun[edit]

the Decameron

  1. A collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally “ten days”, coined from Ancient Greek δέκᾰ (déka, ten) and ἡμέρᾱ (hēmérā, day).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /de.ka.meˈrɔn/, /deˈka.me.ron/
  • Rhymes: -ɔn
  • Hyphenation: De‧ca‧me‧ròn

Proper noun[edit]

il Decameron m

  1. Decameron (collection of 100 novellas by Boccaccio)

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