inseguire

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnsequī, present active infinitive of īnsequor, remodeled after Italian seguire (to follow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /in.seˈɡwi.re/
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: in‧se‧guì‧re

Verb[edit]

inseguìre (first-person singular present inséguo or insèguo[1], first-person singular past historic inseguìi, past participle inseguìto, auxiliary avere) (transitive)

  1. to pursue, to chase after
  2. (figuratively) to pursue, to try to reach (a goal, dream, etc.)
  3. (figuratively) to persecute

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References[edit]

  1. ^ inseguo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)