curioso

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See also: curiosò

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

curioso

  1. A collector or admirer of curios.

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cūriōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuˈrjo.zo/, (traditional) /kuˈrjo.so/
  • Rhymes: -ozo, (traditional) -oso
  • Hyphenation: cu‧rió‧so

Adjective[edit]

curioso (feminine curiosa, masculine plural curiosi, feminine plural curiose)

  1. curious
  2. inquisitive
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Noun[edit]

curioso m (plural curiosi, feminine curiosa)

  1. curious thing
  2. busybody, nosy parker
  3. rubbernecker

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

curioso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of curiosare

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cūriōsō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of cūriōsus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cūriōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ku.ɾiˈo.zu/ [ku.ɾɪˈo.zu], (faster pronunciation) /kuˈɾjo.zu/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ku.ɾiˈo.zo/ [ku.ɾɪˈo.zo], (faster pronunciation) /kuˈɾjo.zo/

  • Rhymes: -ozu
  • Hyphenation: cu‧ri‧o‧so

Adjective[edit]

curioso (feminine curiosa, masculine plural curiosos, feminine plural curiosas, metaphonic)

  1. curious; inquisitive (tending to ask questions, investigate or explore)
  2. curious; odd; out of the ordinary
    Synonyms: estranho, bizarro

Noun[edit]

curioso m (plural curiosos, feminine curiosa, feminine plural curiosas, metaphonic)

  1. one who is curious, inquisitive

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cūriōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuˈɾjoso/ [kuˈɾjo.so]
  • Rhymes: -oso
  • Hyphenation: cu‧rio‧so

Adjective[edit]

curioso (feminine curiosa, masculine plural curiosos, feminine plural curiosas)

  1. curious, inquisitive (person)
  2. interesting
  3. funny, strange, odd
  4. quaint

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

curioso m (plural curiosos, feminine curiosa, feminine plural curiosas)

  1. gawker, onlooker

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