cervello

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cerebellum, derived from cerebrum, from Proto-Italic *kerazrom, from a Proto-Indo-European form *ḱerh₂-s-ro, from the root *ḱerh₂- (head).

Un cervello umano. – A human brain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃerˈvɛl.lo/, [t͡ʃer̺ˈvɛl̺ːo]
  • Hyphenation: cer‧vèl‧lo

Noun[edit]

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cervello m (plural cervelli)

  1. (anatomy) brain
  2. (figuratively) intellect, reason
    1. (by extension) The tendencies or inclinations of an individual.
    2. (by extension) An individual or person (referring to their tendencies and inclinations).
    3. (management) The main manager of an activity or business.

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