monnezza

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Neapolitan, the equivalent of Italian immondizia and immondezza, from Latin immunditia (dirt, untidiness), from immundus (dirty), from im- (without, not) + mundus (clean, elegant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /monˈnet.tsa/
  • Hyphenation: mon‧néz‧za

Noun[edit]

monnezza f (uncountable)

  1. (southern Italy, colloquial) rubbish, garbage, trash, litter

Synonyms[edit]


Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin immunditia (dirt, untidiness), from immundus (dirty), from im- (without, not) + mundus (clean, elegant). Cognate to Italian immondizia, Sicilian munnizza.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /(m)monˈnet.tsə/
  • Hyphenation: mon‧néz‧za

Noun[edit]

monnezza f (uncountable)

  1. rubbish, garbage, trash, litter