alcuno

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See also: alcuño

Interlingua[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

alcuno

  1. Some person: somebody, someone.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *alicūnum, from Classical Latin aliquem (someone, something) + ūnum (one).[1] Cognate with French aucun, Spanish alguno, Galician algún, Portuguese algum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈku.no/, [älˈkuːno]

Adjective[edit]

alcuno (feminine singular alcuna, masculine plural alcuni, feminine plural alcune)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) some, a few
  2. (in negative phrases) no

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page 140

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