invecchiare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ vecchio +‎ -are

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /in.vekˈkja.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: in‧vec‧chià‧re

Verb[edit]

invecchiàre (first-person singular present invècchio, first-person singular past historic invecchiài, past participle invecchiàto, auxiliary (intransitive) èssere or (transitive) avére)

  1. (intransitive) to grow old [auxiliary essere]
  2. (intransitive) to season (of wine, wood, etc.) [auxiliary essere]
  3. (intransitive, figuratively) to fall into disuse, to go out of fashion [auxiliary essere]
  4. (transitive) to age, to cause to get old
  5. (transitive) to season (wine, wood, etc.)

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Further reading[edit]

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

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