grattacielo

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From gratta (it scratches) +‎ cielo (sky), calque of English skyscraper.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɡra.tːaˈt͡ʃ(j)e.lo/, [ˌɡr̺ä.t̪ːäˈt͡ʃ(j)eː.l̺o]
  • Hyphenation: grat‧ta‧cié‧lo

Noun[edit]

grattacielo m (plural grattacieli)

  1. skyscraper

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