dietro

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an earlier Italian form drieto, from Vulgar Latin deretro, from Latin + retro.[1] Cognate to French derrière.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdjɛ.tro/, /ˈdje.tro/[2]
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

dietro

  1. behind, at the back
  2. (colloquial) with oneself; along

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

dietro

  1. behind
  2. after, next

Noun[edit]

dietro m (invariable)

  1. back, rear
  2. seat (of trousers)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angelo Prati, "Vocabolario Etimologico Italiano", Torino, 1951
  2. ^ dietro in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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