cecchino

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of onomatopoeic origin, influenced by the name Cecco, nickname of Franz Joseph I of Austria during the period of the Italian irredentism.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃekˈki.no/, [t͡ʃekˈk̟iːn̺o]
  • Stress: cecchìno
  • Hyphenation: cec‧chi‧no

Noun[edit]

cecchino m (plural cecchini)

  1. sniper

Derived terms[edit]