compagno

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin compāniō (nominative form) (whence also French copain), from com- +‎ pānis (literally, with + bread), a word first attested in the Frankish Lex Salica as a translation of a Germanic word, probably Frankish *galaibo, *gahlaibo ‎(messmate, literally with-bread), from *hlaib ‎(loaf, bread). Compare also the related Italian compagnone.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /komˈpa.ɲo/, [komˈpäɲɲo̞]
  • Hyphenation: com‧pà‧gno

Adjective[edit]

compagno m ‎(feminine singular compagna, masculine plural compagni, feminine plural compagne)

  1. (familiar) alike, like, similar, the same

Noun[edit]

compagno m ‎(plural compagni, feminine compagna)

  1. mate, companion, partner, live-in partner, fellow, comrade, friend, pal, pardner.
  2. husband, spouse

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