diece

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin decem, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdjɛ.t͡ʃe/, [ˈd̪jɛːt͡ʃe]
  • Hyphenation: diè‧ce

Adjective[edit]

diece m, f (invariable)

Noun[edit]

diece (invariable)

Numeral[edit]

diece

  1. Obsolete form of dieci.
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto XXV, p. 367, vv. 31-33:
      «[...] onde cessar le sue opere biece ¶ sotto la mazza d'Ercule, che forse ¶ gliene diè cento, e non sentì le diece».
      «[...] whereat his tortuous actions ceased beneath ¶ the mace of Hercules, who peradventure ¶ gave him a hundred, and he felt not ten».