grosso

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin grossus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡrɔs.so/
  • Rhymes: -ɔsso
  • Hyphenation: gròs‧so

Adjective[edit]

grosso (feminine grossa, masculine plural grossi, feminine plural grosse, superlative grossissimo)

  1. big, large
  2. fat
    Carlo il GrossoCharles the Fat
  3. thick
  4. heavy
  5. rough (of the sea)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

grosso m (plural grossi)

  1. the main part of something
  2. (numismatics) groschen

Further reading[edit]

  • grosso in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg grosso on the Italian Wikipedia.Wikipedia it

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grossō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of grossus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese grosso, from Latin grossus, perhaps ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷres-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grosso m (feminine singular grossa, masculine plural grossos, feminine plural grossas, comparable)

  1. dense; thick (relatively great in extent from one surface to another)
  2. viscous; thick (having consistency between solid and liquid)
  3. crude; unrefined (of low quality)
  4. (of a person) rude; uncouth; uncivil (without manners)
  5. (of texture) rough (not plain; with friction)
  6. (of sound) deep (low in pitch)
  7. obscene; distasteful; vulgar (offensive to morality)
  8. (slang) aboundant (in high quantity)

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Kabuverdianu: grós