fanciullo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older fancello, from fanticello, from fante, infante, from Latin īnfāns. Compare Sicilian fancellu and fanzellu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fanˈt͡ʃul.lo/
  • Rhymes: -ullo
  • Hyphenation: fan‧ciùl‧lo

Noun[edit]

fanciullo m (plural fanciulli, feminine fanciulla)

  1. boy, child
    Synonym: bambino
    Antonym: adulto

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Further reading[edit]

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