manicomio

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See also: manicómio and manicômio

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish manicomio, based on nosocomio (hospital), from Ancient Greek νοσοκομεῖον (nosokomeîon), replacing νόσος (nósos, disease) with μανίᾱ (maníā, madness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.niˈkɔ.mjo/, [mäniˈkɔmjʊ]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ni‧co‧mio

Noun[edit]

manicomio m (plural manicomios)

  1. (now offensive) insane asylum, lunatic asylum, mental hospital
    Synonym: hospital psiquiátrico
  2. madhouse (all senses)

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Based on nosocomio (hospital), from Ancient Greek νοσοκομεῖον (nosokomeîon), replacing νόσος (nósos, disease) with μανίᾱ (maníā, madness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.niˈkɔ.mjo/, [män̺iˈkɔːmjo]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ni‧cò‧mio

Noun[edit]

manicomio m (plural manicomi)

  1. (now offensive) insane asylum, lunatic asylum, mental hospital
    Synonym: ospedale psichiatrico
  2. madhouse (all senses)

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Based on nosocomio (hospital), from Ancient Greek νοσοκομεῖον (nosokomeîon), replacing νόσος (nósos, disease) with μανίᾱ (maníā, madness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maniˈkomjo/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ni‧co‧mio

Noun[edit]

manicomio m (plural manicomios)

  1. (now offensive) insane asylum, lunatic asylum, mental hospital
    Synonyms: casa de locos (offensive), hospital psiquiátrico
  2. madhouse (all senses)

Derived terms[edit]