Mario

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See also: mario, Mário, marìo, and Mârio

English[edit]

The symbol on the video game character Mario's hat

Etymology[edit]

From Italian and Spanish Mario, both of which derive from Latin Marius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑːɹioʊ/, /ˈmæɹioʊ/, /ˈmɛəɹioʊ/

Proper noun[edit]

Mario (plural Marios)

  1. A male given name from Italian or Spanish.
  2. (video games) A popular and enduring video game character by Nintendo that spawned the Mario franchise.

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Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mario (plural Marios)

  1. (video games) A life (chance to play) in a game when playing as the character Mario.
    • 1990, Corey Sandler, Ult Unauth Nintendo Game Strat, Random House Information Group (→ISBN)
      If you collect three cards of the same design you'll gain even more Marios, as follows: 3 Mushrooms = 2 Extra Marios 3 Flowers = 3 Extra Marios 3 Stars = 5 Extra Marios You will also be awarded a bonus score , depending upon how much ...
    • 2001, Michael Petracca, Madeleine Sorapure, Common Culture: Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture
      Mario's rebirth within the span of a single life may be augmented by acquiring a number of extra Marios or lives. One hundred gold coins grant another life and receiving a “1 UP" mushroom gives him an additional life, as do ...
    • 2005, Chris Kohler, Retro Gaming Hacks: Tips & Tools for Playing the Classics, "O'Reilly Media, Inc." (→ISBN)
      ... Get 100 Extra Marios, Enter the Minus World,  ...

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian Mario.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaː.ri.oː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧rio

Proper noun[edit]

Mario m

  1. A male given name from Latin, Mario.

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maˈrio]
  • Rhymes: -io
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧ri‧o

Proper noun[edit]

Mario (accusative Marion)

  1. A female given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Mary.
  2. A male given name from Latin, equivalent to English Mario.

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian and Spanish Mario.

Proper noun[edit]

Mario

  1. A male given name from Italian

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian and Spanish.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mario

  1. A male given name from Italian or Spanish

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Marius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.rjo/
  • Rhymes: -arjo
  • Hyphenation: Mà‧rio

Proper noun[edit]

Mario m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Marius

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Mario

  1. Rōmaji transcription of マリオ

Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mariō

  1. dative/ablative singular of Marius

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Marija.

Proper noun[edit]

Mȃrio m (Cyrillic spelling Ма̑рио)

  1. A male given name

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Marius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɾjo/, [ˈma.ɾjo]
  • Rhymes: -aɾjo
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧rio

Proper noun[edit]

Mario m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Marius

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Mario.

Proper noun[edit]

Mario

  1. A male given name from Spanish