ammogliarsi

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ammogliare (to give wife to) +‎ -si (oneself, enclitic reflexive pronoun)
Equivalent to a- (towards) +‎ moglie (wife) +‎ -arsi (reflexive 1st conjugation verbal suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /am.moʎˈʎar.si/, [ämmo̞ʎˈʎär̺s̪i]
  • Stress: ammogliàrsi
  • Hyphenation: am‧mo‧gliar‧si

Verb[edit]

ammogliarsi (reflexive)

  1. to take a wife, get married
  2. to wed (with)
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto I, lines 100–102, page 14:
      Molti son li animali a cui s'ammoglia, ¶ e più saranno ancora, infin che 'l veltro ¶ verrà, che la farà morir con doglia.
      Many the animals with whom she weds, ¶ and more they shall be still, until the Greyhound ¶ comes, who shall make her perish in her pain.

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