antipasto

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Borrowed from Italian antipasto (food before the meal).

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antipasto (plural antipastos or antipasti)

  1. An Italian starter for a meal; normally a cold assortment of salami, cheese, seafood and vegetables.
    • 2009, Nicholas Belfrage, The Finest Wines of Tuscany and Central Italy, →ISBN, page 312:
      The antipasto often features fettunta—thin slices of Tuscan bread toasted and salted (the bread itself is unsalted) and perhaps rubbed with garlic (you may prefer to rub it on for yourself, or not if you're due to discuss Uganda or have an interview with Silvio Berlusconi)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian antipasto.

Noun[edit]

antipasto

  1. antipasto

Declension[edit]

Inflection of antipasto (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative antipasto antipastot
genitive antipaston antipastojen
partitive antipastoa antipastoja
illative antipastoon antipastoihin
singular plural
nominative antipasto antipastot
accusative nom. antipasto antipastot
gen. antipaston
genitive antipaston antipastojen
partitive antipastoa antipastoja
inessive antipastossa antipastoissa
elative antipastosta antipastoista
illative antipastoon antipastoihin
adessive antipastolla antipastoilla
ablative antipastolta antipastoilta
allative antipastolle antipastoille
essive antipastona antipastoina
translative antipastoksi antipastoiksi
instructive antipastoin
abessive antipastotta antipastoitta
comitative antipastoineen
Possessive forms of antipasto (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person antipastoni antipastomme
2nd person antipastosi antipastonne
3rd person antipastonsa

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From anti- (prior to, before) +‎ pasto (meal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /an.tiˈpa.sto/
  • Rhymes: -asto
  • Hyphenation: an‧ti‧pà‧sto

Noun[edit]

antipasto m (plural antipasti)

  1. starter, hors d'oeuvre, appetizer, antipasto
    Synonym: (in the plural) principio

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Further reading[edit]

  • antipasto in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • antipasto in Aldo Gabrielli, Grandi Dizionario Italiano (Hoepli)
  • antipasto in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa
  • antipasto in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  • antipasto in sapere.it – De Agostini Editore
  • antipasto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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