diatriba

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

diatriba f (plural diatribe)

  1. diatribe
  2. squabble

Usage notes[edit]

There are two pronunciations: diàtriba (stress on antepenult) and diatrìba (penult, modeled after French diatribe), with the former being preferred since it reflects the original Latin stress pattern[1].

References[edit]

  1. ^
    2017 May 2 (last accessed) “diàtriba o diatrìba?”, in Treccani, La grammatica italiana[1]:

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek διατριβή (diatribḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

diatriba f (genitive diatribae); first declension

  1. a learned discussion; a discourse
  2. (by extension) a school

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative diatriba diatribae
genitive diatribae diatribārum
dative diatribae diatribīs
accusative diatribam diatribās
ablative diatribā diatribīs
vocative diatriba diatribae

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French diatribe.

Noun[edit]

diatriba f (plural diatribas)

  1. diatribe