fratta

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian fratta (thicket), because the Alpine climate region of the Alps has many shrubs.

Noun[edit]

fratta f (plural fratten)

  1. (Sette Comuni) An area which experiences the Alpine climate.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • “fratta” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso, Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo, 1974

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Byzantine Greek φράκτη (phráktē, hedge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfrat.ta/, [ˈfr̺ät̪t̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: fràt‧ta

Noun[edit]

fratta f (plural fratte)

  1. thicket

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Cimbrian: fratta

References[edit]

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