infierno

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Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfernum, neuter form of īnfernus (of the lower regions).

Noun[edit]

infierno m

  1. hell
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 99:
      Là drento xì l’infierno naturale.
      But inside it is natural hell.

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfernum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

infierno m (plural infiernos)

  1. (biblical) Sheol, the Hebrew term for the underworld; hell.
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 6r. a.
      e dẏxo decédre / al infierno dolorioſo ſo por mẏo / fijo.
      And he said: "I shall descend to hell unto my son in mourning."
    • Idem, 8r.
      e ſi perdiere a beniamin deſcen / dre en mi ueieza enel ífierno. e / plorar lo he ẏ.
      And should I lose Benjamin I will descend to hell, in my old age, and I shall mourn him there.

Descendants[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish infierno, from Latin īnfernum, neuter form of īnfernus (of the lower regions), based on īnferus (low).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

infierno m (plural infiernos)

  1. hell

Derived terms[edit]