allenarsi

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /al.leˈnar.si/, [äl̺l̺e̞ˈn̺är̺s̪i]
  • Hyphenation: al‧le‧nàr‧si

Etymology 1[edit]

allenare (to train) +‎ -si (enclitic reflexive pronoun)

Verb[edit]

allenarsi

  1. reflexive of allenare
  2. (reflexive) to train (oneself)
  3. (reflexive) to do exercises
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

allenare (to diminish, lessen) +‎ -si (enclitic reflexive pronoun)

Verb[edit]

allenarsi (literary)

  1. (intransitive) to diminish, lessen, weaken
    • 1850, Giosuè Carducci, Juvenilia[1], Nicola Zanichelli, published 1906, page 9:
      Poi, se la fulgida ira s’alléni, ¶ Vola a i dolcissimi colli tirreni
      Then, if the shining rage weakens, it flies to the sweet Tyrrhenian hills