igneo

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See also: ígneo

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin igneus.
Surface analysis: igne (fire) +‎ -eo (-ous, derivational suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.ɲeo̯/, [ˈiɲːeo̯]
  • Stress: ìgneo
  • Hyphenation: i‧gneo

Adjective[edit]

igneo (feminine singular ignea, masculine plural ignei, feminine plural ignee)

  1. (literary, archaic) of fire; fiery
    • 1807, Ugo Foscolo, Dei Sepolcri[1], Molini, Landi e comp., published 1809, page 11:
      [] Balenar d'elmi e di cozzanti brandi, ¶ Fumar le pire igneo vapor, corrusche []
      [] The glistening of helms and clashing swords, ¶ The pyres smoking fiery steam, sparking []
  2. (archaic, by extension) very hot; scorching
    • 1887, Giosuè Carducci, “Davanti una cattedrale”, in Rime nuove, volume III:
      [] Ignea ne l'aria immota ¶ l'estate immensa sta.
      [] Scorching in the motionless air ¶ the vast summer stands.
  3. (archaic, figuratively) fervid, passionate, impetuous
  4. (geology, of rocks) igneous

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

igneō

  1. dative masculine singular of igneus
  2. dative neuter singular of igneus
  3. ablative masculine singular of igneus
  4. ablative neuter singular of igneus