mutazione

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin mūtātiōnem, accusative of mūtātiō (change, alteration), derived from mūtō (I change).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mu.tatˈt͡sjo.ne/
  • Rhymes: -one
  • Hyphenation: mu‧ta‧zió‧ne

Noun[edit]

mutazione f (plural mutazioni)

  1. change, alteration, mutation
    Synonyms: cambiamento, variazione
    • 1348, Giovanni Villani, “Libro primo [First Book]”, in Nuova Cronica [New Chronicle]‎[1], published 1991, section 1:
      mi pare che si convegna di raccontare e fare memoria dell’origine e cominciamento di così famosa città, e delle mutazioni averse e filici, e fatti passati di quella
      I believe it's appropriate to tell and remember the origin and the beginning of such a famous city, and the changes, unfavorable and favorable, and its past facts
  2. (linguistics) A sound change in Germanic languages:
    1. Grimm's law
    2. High German consonant shift
  3. (genetics) mutation

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References[edit]

  • mutazione in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana