infinito

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian. Doublet of infinite.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfīnītus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /in.fiˈni.to/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: in‧fi‧nì‧to

Adjective[edit]

infinito (feminine 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
    Synonyms: cosmo, creato, spazio, universo
    all'infinitoendlessly, forever; in the infinitive
  2. (grammar) infinitive mood
    Hyponyms: infinito presente, infinito passato

Further reading[edit]

  • infinito in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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 singular of īnfīnītus

References[edit]

  • infinito in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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]

Alternative forms[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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /infiˈnito/, [ĩɱ.fiˈni.t̪o]

Adjective[edit]

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

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

Adverb[edit]

infinito

  1. immensely; hugely; infinitely; big-time
    vamos a celebrarlo infinito
    we're going to celebrate big-time

Noun[edit]

infinito m (plural infinitos)

  1. infinity

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