infinito

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian.

Adjective[edit]

infinito (not comparable)

  1. (music) infinite; perpetual, as a canon whose end leads back to the beginning

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for infinito in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [in.fiˈniː.t̪o], /infiˈnito/
  • Hyphenation: in‧fi‧nì‧to

Adjective[edit]

infinito (feminine singular infinita, masculine plural infiniti, feminine plural infinite)

  1. infinite
  2. boundless, unlimited, unbounded, immeasurable
  3. endless, countless
  4. (grammar) infinite

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Noun[edit]

infinito m (plural infiniti)

  1. infinity, endlessness
    all'infinito - endlessly, forever, (grammar) in the infinitive
  2. (grammar) infinitive

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

īnfīnītō

  1. dative masculine singular of īnfīnītus
  2. dative neuter singular of īnfīnītus
  3. ablative masculine singular of īnfīnītus
  4. ablative neuter plural of īnfīnītus

References[edit]

  • infinito” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • infinito in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfīnītus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

infinito m (feminine singular infinita, masculine plural infinitos, feminine plural infinitas, comparable)

  1. infinite (boundless, endless)

Noun[edit]

infinito m (plural infinitos)

  1. (grammar) infinitive (non-finite verb form)
  2. (uncountable) infinity (endlessness or unlimitedness)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfīnītus.

Adjective[edit]

infinito (feminine singular infinita, masculine plural infinitos, feminine plural infinitas)

  1. infinite
  2. boundless, unlimited, unbounded, immeasurable
  3. endless, countless

Noun[edit]

infinito m (plural infinitos)

  1. infinity

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