ardire

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Frankish *hardjan (to harden).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ardìre (first-person singular present ardìsco, first-person singular past historic ardìi, past participle ardìto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (intransitive) to dare [+infinitive] or [+ di (infinitive)]
  2. (transitive) to dare (someone to do something)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Normally considered defective in the forms that coincide with those of ardere, namely ardiamo (first plural present indicative and subjunctive and first plural imperative), ardiate (second plural present subjunctive), ardente (present participle), ardendo (gerund).

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ardire m (plural ardiri)

  1. daring, boldness
  2. impudence

Anagrams[edit]