disastro

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See also: disastrò

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dis- +‎ Latin astrum (star); compare Piedmontese disastr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /diˈza.stro/
  • Rhymes: -astro
  • Hyphenation: di‧sà‧stro

Noun[edit]

disastro m (plural disastri)

  1. disaster
    Synonyms: catastrofe, sciagura
    • a. 1677, Barbara Strozzi (lyrics and music), “Che si può fare”‎[1]:
      Che si può dire? / Da gl'astri disastri / Mi piovano ogn'hor
      What can you say? / From the heavens disasters / keep raining down on me

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: desastre

Verb[edit]

disastro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of disastrare

Further reading[edit]

  • disastro in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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