multiforme

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

multi- +‎ -forme

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

multiforme (plural multiformes)

  1. multiform

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin multifōrmis, calqued after Ancient Greek πολύμορφος (polúmorphos).
Surface analysis: multi- (many”, “multi-, multiplying prefix) +‎ -forme (form”, “shape)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mul.tiˈfor.me/, [mul̺t̪iˈfor̺me]
  • Rhymes: -orme
  • Stress: multifórme
  • Hyphenation: mul‧ti‧for‧me

Adjective[edit]

multiforme (masculine and feminine plural multiformi)

  1. multiform
  2. varied
  3. versatile
    • 2015, Daniele Luttazzi, “Bloom: Porno-Teo-Kolossal”, in Bloom: Porno-Teo-Kolossal (satirical parody, paperback, in Italian), 1st edition, Il Fatto Quotidiano, A, page 7:
      Un uom dal multiforme ingegno vive, del mondo esperto, e delli vizi umani e del valore, rege d'Itaca pietrosa
      A man of multiform ingenuity lives, experienced of the world, and of human vices and virtue, king of rocky Ithaca.

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

multifōrme

  1. nominative neuter singular of multifōrmis
  2. accusative neuter singular of multifōrmis
  3. vocative neuter singular of multifōrmis

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

multiforme (plural multiformes)

  1. multiform