arnese

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French hernois, herneis (battle equipment), likely a borrowing from an Old Norse *hernest, derived from herr (army) + nest (equipment).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /arˈne.ze/
  • Hyphenation: ar‧né‧se

Noun[edit]

arnese m (plural arnesi)

  1. (obsolete):
    1. armour
      Synonym: armatura
    2. A part of an armour.
    3. weapon
      Synonym: arma
    4. fortress
      Synonyms: baluardo, fortezza
    5. way of dressing
      essere male in arnesebeing dressed poorly; by extension, being in a state of poverty (literally, “being bad in dressing”)
  2. tool, implement
  3. gadget

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References[edit]

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