morire

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *morīre, from Latin morī, present active infinitive of morior, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mer-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moˈri.re/
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: mo‧rì‧re

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morire m (uncountable)

  1. death

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morìre (first-person singular present muòio, first-person singular past historic morìi, past participle mòrto, first-person singular future morirò or morrò, second-person singular imperative muòri, auxiliary essere or (transitive) avere)

  1. (intransitive) to die [auxiliary essere]
  2. (obsolete or Tuscany, transitive) to kill [auxiliary avere]; (normally only participially)
    • 1348, Giovanni Villani, “Libro secondo [Second Book]”, in Nuova Cronica [New Chronicle]‎[1], published 1991, section 1:
      Cesere con sua oste discese al piano presso alla riva del fiume d’Arno, là dove Fiorino con sua gente era stato morto da’ Fiesolani, e in quello luogo fece cominciare ad edificare una città
      Caesar, with his army, descended towards the shores of the river Arno, where Fiorino had been killed along with his people by the people of Fiesole, and there he ordered a city to be built

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