altezza

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin altītia, derived from Classical Latin altus. Compare Portuguese and Spanish alteza, Catalan altesa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈtet.t͡sa/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ettsa
  • Hyphenation: al‧téz‧za

Noun[edit]

altezza f (plural altezze)

  1. height, altitude, tallness
    Synonym: altitudine
  2. height, stature
    Synonym: statura
  3. (monarchy) Highness
    sua altezza realehis/her royal highness

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Further reading[edit]

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