lettera

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin littera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlet.te.ra/, (traditional) /ˈlɛt.te.ra/[1]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ettera, (traditional) -ɛttera
  • Hyphenation: lét‧te‧ra, (traditional) lèt‧te‧ra

Noun[edit]

lettera f (plural lettere)

  1. letter (symbol in an alphabet)
  2. (nonstandard) Synonym of fonema (phoneme)
  3. (transferred sense) footnote
  4. (figuratively, archaic) A written text.
  5. (figuratively, linguistics) reading
  6. (figuratively) letter (literal meaning of something)
    Antonym: spirito
  7. letter (written or printed communication)
    1. (in the plural) An anthology of letters.
      Synonym: epistolario
  8. (in the plural) letters, literature
  9. (in the plural, archaic) culture, teachings
  10. (obsolete) The Latin language.
  11. (finance) The offer of shares or goods made by a seller.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ lettera in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  • lettera in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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