contorto

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin contortus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /konˈtɔr.to/
  • Rhymes: -ɔrto
  • Hyphenation: con‧tòr‧to

Adjective[edit]

contorto (feminine contorta, masculine plural contorti, feminine plural contorte)

  1. twisted
  2. tortuous
  3. crooked

Derived terms[edit]

Participle[edit]

contorto (feminine contorta, masculine plural contorti, feminine plural contorte)

  1. past participle of contorcere

Further reading[edit]

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

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

contortō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of contortus