algore

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin algor, algōrem (cold), from the verb algeō (I am, feel cold), from a Proto-Indo-European root *algʰ- (frost, cold).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈɡo.re/, [al̺ˈɡoːr̺e]
  • Stress: algóre
  • Hyphenation: al‧go‧re

Noun[edit]

algore m (plural algori)

  1. (literary) intense cold, frost
    Synonyms: freddo, gelo
    Antonyms: caldo, calore
    • 1532, Luigi Alamanni, Opere toscane[1], Rome, published 1806, page 254:
      Di piaggia in piaggia, e d’uno in altro monte ¶ Cantando vo nel più gelato algore ¶ Il mio gran Re, che con divino onore ¶ Tien di mille virtù corona in fronte.
      From beach to beach, and from a mountain to another, in the most freezing cold, I sing of my king, who, with divine honor, wears a crown of a thousand virtues on his head.

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References[edit]

  • algore in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • algore in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

algōre

  1. ablative singular of algor