freddo

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See also: Freddo and freddò

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈfred.do/
    • Rhymes: -eddo
    • Hyphenation: fréd‧do
  • (Lombardy, Sicily) IPA(key): /ˈfrɛd.do/
    • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Latin frīgidus (cold) (through a syncopated Vulgar Latin or Late Latin form frigdus, fricdus, attested in the Appendix Probi, or fridus, found in a Pompeian inscription), itself from frīgeō (to be cold), from frīgus (cold, coldness), from Proto-Indo-European *sriHgos-, *sriges-, *sriHges-. Doublet of frigido, a later borrowing.

Adjective[edit]

freddo (feminine fredda, masculine plural freddi, feminine plural fredde, superlative freddissimo)

  1. cold
    Synonyms: gelato, ghiaccio, scostante
    Antonyms: caldo, appassionato
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

freddo m (plural freddi)

  1. the cold
  2. chill

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

freddo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of freddare