italianizzazione

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from italianizza(re) (to italianize) +‎ -zione (-tion).
Surface analysis: italian(o) (Italian) +‎ -izzazione (-ization, nominal derivational suffix denoting a process of making).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /i.ta.lja.ni.d͡ːzaˈt͡sjo.ne/, [it̪äl̺jän̺id̪d̪͡z̪äˈt̪͡s̪joːn̺e]
  • Stress: italianizzazióne
  • Hyphenation: i‧ta‧lia‧niz‧za‧zio‧ne
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Noun[edit]

italianizzazione f (plural italianizzazioni)

  1. Italianization, specifically:
    1. The conversion of a non-Italian culture to an Italian one.
    2. (linguistics) The process of adapting lexical elements from a foreign language to the Italian linguistic system.
    3. (historical) A process of forced assimilation into the Italian culture.

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