eternale

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin aeternāle(m), accusative form of aeternālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.terˈna.le/, [et̪er̺ˈn̺äːl̺e̞]
  • Stress: eternàle
  • Hyphenation: e‧ter‧na‧le

Adjective[edit]

eternale (masculine and feminine plural eternali)

  1. (obsolete, poetic) eternal
    Synonym: eterno
    • 1353, Giovanni Boccaccio, “Quinta giornata, Novella VIII [The Fifth Day, Eighth Story]”, in Decamerone [Decameron]‎[1], Tommaso Hedlin, published 1527, page 153:
      io un di con queſto ſtocco, il quale tu mi vedi in mano, come diſperato, m'ucciſi, & ſono alle pene eternali dannato
      One day, with this rapier you see in my hand, I killed myself, and I'm damned to the eternal punishment

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References[edit]

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