ghiaccia

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡjat.t͡ʃa/, [ˈɡ̟jät͡ːʃä]
  • Hyphenation: ghiàc‧cia

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *glacia, from Latin glaciēs, from Proto-Indo-European *gel- (cold).

Noun[edit]

ghiaccia f (plural ghiacce)

  1. (archaic) ice
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto XXXIV, p. 507, vv. 28-29:
      Lo 'mperador del doloroso regno ¶ da mezzo 'l petto uscia fuor de la ghiaccia;
      The Emperor of the kingdom dolorous ¶ from his mid-breast forth issued from the ice;
  2. (rare, foods) icing, frosting

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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ghiaccia

  1. feminine singular of ghiaccio

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

ghiaccia

  1. third-person singular present indicative of ghiacciare
  2. second-person singular imperative of ghiacciare