casto

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin castus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkas.to/, [ˈkäs̪t̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -asto
  • Stress: càsto
  • Hyphenation: ca‧sto

Adjective[edit]

casto m (feminine singular casta, masculine plural casti, feminine plural caste)

  1. chaste
    • c. 13th century, Francis of Assisi, Cantico di Frate Sole [Canticle of the Sun][1] (in Italian), printed by the Biblioteca del Sacro Convento di San Francesco, page 2:
      Laudato ſi mi ſignore ᵱ ſoꝛ aqua, la quale e multo utile ⁊ hũile ⁊ p̃tioſa ⁊ caſta.
      Praised be You, my Lord, through Sister Water, which is very useful and humble and precious and chaste.
  2. (by extension) pure, innocent, virtuous

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

castō

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese casto, from Latin castus.

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casto m (feminine singular casta, masculine plural castos, feminine plural castas, comparable)

  1. chaste (abstaining from sexual activity)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin castus.

Adjective[edit]

casto m (feminine singular casta, masculine plural castos, feminine plural castas)

  1. chaste (abstaining from sexual intercourse)
  2. (obsolete) pure

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