abatino

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From abato (abbot) +‎ -ino (feminine suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /abaˈtino/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧ti‧no
  • Rhymes: -ino

Noun[edit]

abatino (accusative singular abatinon, plural abatinoj, accusative plural abatinojn)

  1. abbess

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abate (abbot) +‎ -ino (diminutive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.baˈti.no/
  • Stress: abatìno
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧ti‧no

Noun[edit]

abatino m (plural abatini)

  1. diminutive of abate
  2. A young abbot, particularly one that is elegant and gallant.
  3. (ecclesiastical, rare) altar boy
  4. (sports slang, rare) An athlete possessing technique but lacking physical strength.

References[edit]

  • abatino in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana