guanto

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See also: Guanto and ĝuanto

Italian[edit]

un paio di guantia pair of gloves

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Old French guant, from Frankish *want, from Proto-Germanic *wantuz (glove, mitten), from Proto-Indo-European *wondʰnú- (glove), from the root *wendʰ- (to wind, wrap).
Cognates include French gant, Catalan guant and Spanish guante.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡwan.to/, [ˈɡwän̪t̪o̞]
  • Hyphenation: guàn‧to

Noun[edit]

guanto m (plural guanti)

  1. glove
  2. (slang) condom
    Synonyms: preservativo, profilattico

Derived terms[edit]