casso

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See also: Casso and cassò

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkas.so/, [ˈkäs̪s̪o̞]
  • X-SAMPA: ["kasso]
  • Rhymes: -asso
  • Stress: càsso
  • Hyphenation: cas‧so

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin cassus (hollow”, “empty).

Adjective[edit]

casso (feminine singular cassa, masculine plural cassi, feminine plural casse)

  1. (obsolete) useless, fruitless
    • 1516, Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando furioso [Raging Roland]‎[1] (in Italian), Venice: Printed by Gabriel Giolito, published 1551, Canto XXI, page 96:
      Non fu gia l'altro colpo uano, e caſſo; ¶ roppe lo ſcudo: e ſi la ſpalla preſe ¶ che la forò da l'uno a l'altro lato []
      The other blow was not vain and fruitless: ¶ it broke the shield, and hit the shoulder so ¶ that it pierced through it []
  2. (obsolete) deprived, devoid
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Etymology 2[edit]

Perfect passive participle form of cassare (to erase, take out), from Vulgar Latin *cassare (to nullify, void), derived from Latin cassus.

Participle[edit]

casso m (feminine singular cassa, masculine plural cassi, feminine plural casse)

  1. (obsolete) past participle of cassare
    1. erased, gone, destroyed
    2. (figuratively) fired
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin capsus (the body of a carriage) (cfr. capsa (box)).

Noun[edit]

casso m (plural cassi)

  1. (obsolete) The concave area located below the chest.
  2. (obsolete, by extension) thorax
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Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

casso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cassare

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From cadō (fall) +‎ -tō (verb-forming suffix).

Verb[edit]

cassō (present infinitive cassāre, perfect active cassāvī); first conjugation, no passive

  1. I totter, I begin to fall
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of casso (first conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cassō cassās cassat cassāmus cassātis cassant
imperfect cassābam cassābās cassābat cassābāmus cassābātis cassābant
future cassābō cassābis cassābit cassābimus cassābitis cassābunt
perfect cassāvī cassāvistī cassāvit cassāvimus cassāvistis cassāvērunt, cassāvēre
pluperfect cassāveram cassāverās cassāverat cassāverāmus cassāverātis cassāverant
future perfect cassāverō cassāveris cassāverit cassāverimus cassāveritis cassāverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cassem cassēs casset cassēmus cassētis cassent
imperfect cassārem cassārēs cassāret cassārēmus cassārētis cassārent
perfect cassāverim cassāverīs cassāverit cassāverīmus cassāverītis cassāverint
pluperfect cassāvissem cassāvissēs cassāvisset cassāvissēmus cassāvissētis cassāvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cassā cassāte
future cassātō cassātō cassātōte cassantō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cassāre cassāvisse
participles cassāns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cassāre cassandī cassandō cassandum

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

cassō

  1. dative masculine singular of cassus
  2. dative neuter singular of cassus
  3. ablative masculine singular of cassus
  4. ablative neuter plural of cassus

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

casso

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