catilinario

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin catilīnārius (pertaining to Catiline).
Equivalent to Catilina +‎ -ario (-ary).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.ti.liˈna.rjo/, [kät̪il̺iˈn̺äːr̺jo̞]
  • Stress: catilinàrio
  • Hyphenation: ca‧ti‧li‧na‧rio

Adjective[edit]

catilinario (feminine singular catilinaria, masculine plural catilinari, feminine plural catilinarie)

  1. Catilinarian
  2. (figuratively) violent, grim, cruel
    • 1873, Giosuè Carducci, “A proposito di alcuni giudizi su Alessandro Manzoni [About Certain Judgements on Alessandro Manzoni]”, in Prose[1], UTET, published 2013, page 369:
      Che idea fosse quella del manzoniano mio padre di dare a leggere la Morale cattolica a un ragazzo, io non so: so solo che d'allora in poi per un gran pezzo [] odiai, odiai, quei libri, d'un odio catilinario.
      What kind of idea it was, on part of my Manzonian father, to make a boy read the Catholic moral, I know not: I know only that for a long time thenceforth [] I hated, hated those books, with a violent hatred.

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

catilinario m (plural catilinari)

  1. (rare) conspirator, plotter

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

catilīnāriō

  1. dative singular masculine of catilīnārius
  2. ablative singular masculine of catilīnārius
  3. dative singular neuter of catilīnārius
  4. ablative singular neuter of catilīnārius