fermo

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See also: Fermo and fermò

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin firmus, from Proto-Italic *fermos, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰer-mo-s (holding), from the root *dʰer- (to hold).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fermo (feminine ferma, masculine plural fermi, feminine plural ferme, superlative fermissimo)

  1. still
  2. firm
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Noun[edit]

fermo m (plural fermi)

  1. device for holding, restraining, or turning off; latch, catch, stopper, shut-off
  2. (banking) an action to cancel the validity of a credit instrument, such a cheque; a stop-payment order

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

fermo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fermare

Further reading[edit]

  • fermo1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • fermo2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fermo f

  1. vocative singular of fermă