leggere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin legere, present active infinitive of legō, from Proto-Italic *legō, from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛd.d͡ʒe.re/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛddʒere
  • Hyphenation: lèg‧ge‧re

Verb[edit]

lèggere (first-person singular present lèggo, first-person singular past historic lèssi, past participle lètto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to read [auxiliary avere]
    Lorenzo legge il giornale.Lorenzo reads the newspaper.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ledˈd͡ʒɛ.re/
  • Rhymes: -ɛre
  • Hyphenation: leg‧gè‧re

Adjective[edit]

leggere

  1. feminine plural of leggero