affetto

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See also: affettò

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from the Italian musical direction con affetto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

affetto

  1. (music) gracefully
  2. (music) tenderly, softly

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin affectus (adjective) (genitive singular affectī).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /afˈfɛt.to/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtto
  • Hyphenation: af‧fèt‧to

Adjective[edit]

affetto (feminine affetta, masculine plural affetti, feminine plural affette)

  1. affected
    essere affetto dato suffer from

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin affectus (noun) (genitive singular affectūs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /afˈfɛt.to/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtto
  • Hyphenation: af‧fèt‧to

Noun[edit]

affetto m (plural affetti)

  1. affection
  2. the object of one's affection

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /afˈfɛt.to/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtto
  • Hyphenation: af‧fèt‧to

Verb[edit]

affetto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of affettare (to affect, to feign)

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /afˈfet.to/
  • Rhymes: -etto
  • Hyphenation: af‧fét‧to

Verb[edit]

affetto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of affettare (to slice, to knife)