circonlocuzione

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin circumlocūtiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʃir.kon.lo.kuˈtsjo.ne/, [ˌt͡ʃir̺kon̺l̺okuˈt̪͡s̪joːn̺e]
  • Hyphenation: cir‧con‧lo‧cu‧zió‧ne

Noun[edit]

circonlocuzione f ‎(plural circonlocuzioni)

  1. (technical, formal) circumlocution; periphrasis

Synonyms[edit]