guaio

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *wai ‎(expression of grief).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡwajo/, [ˈɡwäː.jo]
  • Hyphenation: guà‧io

Noun[edit]

guaio m ‎(plural guai)

  1. (archaic, chiefly in the plural) lament, lamentation, cry
  2. (archaic, by extension) hardship, misfortune
  3. (by extension) trouble, difficulty, mess, pickle, fix, woe, jam

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