catastrofe

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See also: catástrofe and catàstrofe

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French catastrophe, from Latin catastropha, from Ancient Greek καταστροφή (katastrophḗ, overturning).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkaː.tɑsˈtroː.fə/, /ˌkaː.taːˈstroː.fə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧tas‧tro‧fe
  • Rhymes: -oːfə

Noun[edit]

catastrofe f (plural catastrofen or catastrofes, diminutive catastrofetje n)

  1. catastrophe, disaster
    Synonym: ramp
  2. (theater, drama) catastrophe, dénouement in a classical tragedy

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cata- +‎ strofe

Noun[edit]

catastrofe f (plural catastrofi)

  1. catastrophe, disaster

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