fine settimana

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of English weekend.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fi.ne.set.tiˈma.na/, [ˌfin̺es̪et̪t̪iˈmäːn̺ä]

Noun[edit]

fine settimana m (invariable)

  1. weekend
    Synonyms: weekend

Usage notes[edit]

The noun is masculine, although fine in the sense of “end” is feminine in Italian. This is probably due to the influence of the borrowed weekend m[1].

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Genere di fine settimana”, in Accademia della Crusca[1], 30 September 2002