lesto

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from a slang expression. Compare Portuguese lesto (fast, agile) and Spanish listo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛsto/, [ˈlɛː.st̪o]
  • Hyphenation: lè‧sto
  • Rhymes: -ɛsto

Adjective[edit]

lesto (feminine singular lesta, masculine plural lesti, feminine plural leste)

  1. quick, fast
    camminava lesto verso casa
    he was walking home fast

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Further reading[edit]

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lesto m (feminine singular lesta, masculine plural lestos, feminine plural lestas, comparable)

  1. agile