felice

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See also: Felice and feliĉe

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

felice (comparative plus felice, superlative le plus felice)

  1. happy; fortunate

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fēlīx, fēlīcem, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-lw-i, from *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suckle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /feˈli.t͡ʃe/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -itʃe
  • Hyphenation: fe‧lì‧ce

Adjective[edit]

felice (masculine and feminine plural felici)

  1. happy (contented)
    Antonym: infelice
  2. glad
    Synonym: lieto
  3. blessed, lucky
    Synonym: fortunato
    Antonym: sfortunato
  4. (obsolete) An epithet given by monarchs to their states and subjects
  5. (figurative) appropriate, apt, happy
    Synonyms: appropriato, opportuno
    Antonyms: inappropriato, inopportuno
  6. (obsolete or literary) fertile, fruitful
    Synonyms: fecondo, fertile
    Antonyms: infecondo, infertile, sterile

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

felice m or f (plural felices, comparable)

  1. Archaic form of feliz.

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

felice (plural felices)

  1. Archaic form of feliz.