gesso

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See also: Gesso and gessò

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian gesso. Doublet of gypsum. Compare Spanish yeso (plaster, cast).

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gesso (usually uncountable, plural gessos or gessoes)

  1. A mixture of plaster of Paris and glue used to prepare a surface for painting.
  2. A work of art done in gesso.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Italian gesso

Noun[edit]

gesso

  1. gesso (mixture of plaster of Paris and glue)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of gesso (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative gesso gessot
genitive gesson gessojen
partitive gessoa gessoja
illative gessoon gessoihin
singular plural
nominative gesso gessot
accusative nom. gesso gessot
gen. gesson
genitive gesson gessojen
partitive gessoa gessoja
inessive gessossa gessoissa
elative gessosta gessoista
illative gessoon gessoihin
adessive gessolla gessoilla
ablative gessolta gessoilta
allative gessolle gessoille
essive gessona gessoina
translative gessoksi gessoiksi
instructive gessoin
abessive gessotta gessoitta
comitative gessoineen
Possessive forms of gesso (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person gessoni gessomme
2nd person gessosi gessonne
3rd person gessonsa

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin gypsum, from Ancient Greek γύψος (gúpsos).

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Noun[edit]

gesso m (plural gessi)

  1. chalk
  2. a cast

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: gesso

Further reading[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ gesso in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gypsum (gypsum), from Ancient Greek.

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Noun[edit]

gesso m (plural gessos)

  1. gypsum (mineral)
    Synonym: gipsita
  2. plaster (substance used for coating walls and ceilings)
    Synonym: estuque
  3. cast (device to help mend broken bones)

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