melancolia

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See also: melancolía

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

melancolia f (plural melancolie)

  1. (dated or psychiatry) Alternative form of malinconia

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese melanconia, borrowed from Late Latin melancholia, from Ancient Greek μελαγχολία (melankholía, blackness of the bile).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /mɨ.lɐ̃.ku.ˈli.ɐ/
  • Hyphenation: me‧lan‧co‧li‧a

Noun[edit]

melancolia f (plural melancolias)

  1. melancholy (extreme sadness or depression)