italo

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See also: Italo, ítalo, italo-, Italo-, and ítalo-

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Noun[edit]

italo (accusative singular italon, plural italoj, accusative plural italojn)

  1. an Italian (person from Italy)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ītalus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.ta.lo/, [ˈiːt̪äl̺o̞]
  • Stress: ìtalo
  • Hyphenation: i‧ta‧lo

Adjective[edit]

italo (feminine singular itala, masculine plural itali, feminine plural itale)

  1. (literary, poetic) Italian, Italic
    • 1807, Ugo Foscolo, Dei Sepolcri[1], Molini, Landi e comp., published 1809, page 15:
      in un tempio accolte ¶ serbi l'itale glorie
      gathered in a temple ¶ you keep the Italian glories
    • 1835, Giacomo Leopardi, “II. Sul monumento di Dante [About Dante's monument]”, in Canti[2] (in Italian), Bari: Einaudi, published 1917, lines 3-6, page 18:
      [] non fien da' lacci sciolte ¶ dell'antico sopor l'itale menti ¶ s'ai patrii esempi della prisca etade ¶ questa terra fatal non si rivolga.
      [] they may not be freed from the snares ¶ of their age-old drowsiness, the Italian minds, ¶ if to the country's examples of the ancient age ¶ this great land will not return.
    • 1898, Giosuè Carducci, Rime e ritmi [Rhymes and rhythms][3], collected in Poesie, Nicola Zanichelli, published 1906, page 1012:
      Itala gente da le molte vite, ¶ dove che albeggi la tua notte e un’ombra ¶ vagoli spersa de’ vecchi anni, vedi ¶ ivi il poeta.
      Italian people with many lives, wherever your night dawns and a shadow of old years wanders around lost, there you see the poet.

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Noun[edit]

italo m (plural itali)

  1. (rare) An Italian man.
    • 1799, Vittorio Alfieri, “Conclusione [Conclusion]”, in Misogallo [The French-Hater][4], London, lines 1–3, page 179:
      Giorno verrà, tornerà il giorno, in cui ¶ Redivivi omai gl'Itali, staranno ¶ in campo audaci
      The day will come, the day will return, when ¶ the Italians living yet again, will be ¶ on the field, bold
    • 1835, Giacomo Leopardi, “III. Ad Angelo Mai [To Angelo Mai]”, in Canti[5] (in Italian), Bari: Einaudi, published 1917, lines 3–6, page 15:
      Italo ardito, a che giammai non posi ¶ di svegliar dalle tombe ¶ i nostri padri?
      Ardent Italian, do you never tire of raising our ancestors from the tomb?

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Noun[edit]

ītalō

  1. dative singular of ītalus
  2. ablative singular of ītalus