bigio

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See also: bigiò

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Vulgar Latin *bysseus, from Latin byssus (linen), whence bisso; cognate with English beige, French beige and bis, Ligurian bixo, Venetian bixo. However, compare badius (brownish color). Doublet of Bixio (a surname).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbi.d͡ʒo/
  • Rhymes: -idʒo
  • Hyphenation: bì‧gio

Adjective[edit]

bigio (feminine bigia, masculine plural bigi, feminine plural bige)

  1. ash gray
    Hypernym: grigio
  2. dun

Verb[edit]

bigio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bigiare

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