lagnarsi

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin laniāre (tear, rend). From the practice of mourners to tear their hair and rend their clothing.

Verb[edit]

lagnarsi [+ di (object)] or [+ per (object)]

  1. (reflexive) to complain or grumble (about)

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Further reading[edit]

  • lagnarsi in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • lagnarsi in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa