delito

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

dēlitō

  1. dative masculine singular of dēlitus
  2. dative neuter singular of dēlitus
  3. ablative masculine singular of dēlitus
  4. ablative neuter singular of dēlitus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēlictum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

delito m (plural delitos)

  1. crime; offense

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin delictum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deˈlito/, [d̪eˈlit̪o]

Noun[edit]

delito m (plural delitos)

  1. crime; offense

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Delito is a false friend, and does not mean delight. Spanish equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry delight.
  • crimen refers to very serious crimes such as murder or assault, delito refers to any violation of the law.

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