cesello

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See also: cesellò

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃeˈzɛl.lo/
  • Rhymes: -ɛllo
  • Hyphenation: ce‧sèl‧lo

Etymology 1[edit]

Likely from Old French cisel,[1] with adaptation to Italian -ello and perhaps influence from cesoia (shears). First attested in the 16th century.[2]

Noun[edit]

cesello m (plural ceselli)

  1. chisel
    Synonym: scalpello
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

cesello

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cesellare

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1984), “cincel”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), volume II (Ce–F), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN, page 84
  2. ^ cesèllo in sapere.it – De Agostini Editore

Further reading[edit]

  • cesello in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana