bestemmia

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /besˈtem.mja/, [bes̪ˈt̪emmjä]
  • Hyphenation: be‧stém‧mia

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Italian biastema[1], from Ecclesiastical Latin, Late Latin blasphēmia (remodeled after the verb bestemmiare[2], or alternatively through a Vulgar Latin form *blastemia[3]), from Ancient Greek βλασφημία (blasphēmía).

Noun[edit]

bestemmia f (plural bestemmie)

  1. curse
  2. blasphemy
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

bestemmia

  1. third-person singular present indicative of bestemmiare
  2. second-person singular imperative of bestemmiare

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.lessicografia.it/Controller?lemma=BIASTEMA
  2. ^ bestemmia in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  3. ^ bestémmia in sapere.it – De Agostini Editore