maggiore

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maggiore ‎(not comparable)

  1. (music) major

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier maiore, from Proto-Romance *mayyōrem, from Latin māiorem, accusative case of māior, from Proto-Italic *magjōs, from Proto-Indo-European *m̥ǵh₂yós, from *méǵh₂s ‎(big”, “great).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈd͡ːʒore/, [mädˈd͡ʒo̞ːr̺e]
  • Hyphenation: mag‧gio‧re

Adjective[edit]

maggiore m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural maggiori) (comparative of grande)

  1. bigger, greater
  2. biggest, greatest
  3. longer, longest
  4. larger, largest
  5. most important
  6. major
  7. greater than
  8. older, oldest
  9. most of

Noun[edit]

maggiore m, f ‎(plural maggiori)

  1. oldest, elder
  2. major (military)

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