igne

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See also: iğne and igné

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Dantean Latinism borrowed from Latin ignem[1], accusative singular of ignis, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷnis (fire).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈi.ɲe/, [ˈiɲːe]
  • Stress: ìgne
  • Hyphenation: i‧gne

Noun[edit]

igne m (plural igni)

  1. (obsolete, literary) fire
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Purgatorio, Bompiani (2001), Canto XXIX, p. 450 vv. 100-102:
      [...] ma leggi Ezechïel, che li dipigne ¶ come li vide dalla fredda parte ¶ venir con vento e con nube e con igne;
      [...] but read Ezekiel, who depicteth them ¶ as he beheld them from the region cold ¶ coming with cloud, with whirlwind, and with fire;

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Noun[edit]

igne

  1. ablative singular of ignis