braccio

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See also: bracciò

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bracchium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbrat.t͡ʃo/, [ˈbr̺at.t͡ʃo]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -att͡ʃo
  • Hyphenation: bràc‧cio

Noun[edit]

braccio m (plural braccia f, alternative plural bracci m)

  1. (anatomy) arm
  2. (unit of measure, nautical) fathom
  3. (geography) branch, arm of the sea
  4. (mechanics) arm (of crane etc.)
  5. branch (of candleholder etc.)

Usage notes[edit]

In sense 1 and 2, the plural form used is braccia, derived from the plural of Latin bracchium, bracchia. In sense 3, 4 and 5, the plural is derived from the Italian masculine plural ending -i and is thus bracci.

Verb[edit]

braccio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bracciare

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