anzi

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin antea, with the -i under influence of Italian anti (before, in front of) (from Latin ante) or from a hypothetical *anteis (from Latin ante + eis).[1]

Interjection[edit]

anzi

  1. on the contrary
  2. or rather; or better still; or better yet; or even.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angelo Prati, "Vocabolario Etimologico Italiano", Torino, 1951; headwords anzi and anti