assassino

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See also: assassinò

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assassino

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of assassinar

Italian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /as.sasˈsi.no/
  • Rhymes: -ino
  • Hyphenation: as‧sas‧sì‧no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic حَشَّاشِين(ḥaššāšīn, hashish users) or أَسَاسِيُّون(ʾasāsiyyūn). Compare Piedmontese assassin, sassin.

Noun[edit]

assassino m (plural assassini, feminine assassina)

  1. assassin, hitman
    Synonym: sicario
  2. (by extension) murderer
    Synonyms: omicida, (archaic) uccisore
  3. (by extension) villain, miscreant, scoundrel (one who damages people and/or property out of wickedness or ineptitude)
    Synonyms: criminale, delinquente, scellerato

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Adjective[edit]

assassino (feminine assassina, masculine plural assassini, feminine plural assassine)

  1. murderous
  2. (by extension, of a task) Demanding yet scarcely profitable.
  3. (by extension) seductive, provocative

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

assassino

  1. first-person singular present indicative of assassinare

Further reading[edit]

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: as‧sas‧si‧no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic حَشَّاشِين(ḥaššāšīn, hashish users) or أَسَاسِيُّون(ʾasāsiyyūn).

Adjective[edit]

assassino m (feminine singular assassina, masculine plural assassinos, feminine plural assassinas, comparable)

  1. murderous

Noun[edit]

assassino m (plural assassinos)

  1. killer, murderer, assassin

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

assassino

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of assassinar

Further reading[edit]