nefando

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nefandus.

Adjective[edit]

nefando (feminine singular nefanda, masculine plural nefandi, feminine plural nefande)

  1. base, vile, nefandous, wicked
    • 1947, Primo Levi, “Il viaggio”, in Se questo è un uomo [If This Is a Man], Torino: Einaudi, published 1987, →ISBN, page 14:
      Ognuno si congedò dalla vita nel modo che più gli si addiceva. Alcuni pregarono, altri bevvero oltre misura, altri si inebriarono di nefanda ultima passione.
      Everyone took leave of life in the way that best suited him. Some preyed, others drank too heavily, others got drunk on the last vile passion.

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Further reading[edit]

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

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nefandō

  1. dative masculine singular of nefandus
  2. dative neuter singular of nefandus
  3. ablative masculine singular of nefandus
  4. ablative neuter singular of nefandus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nefandus.

Adjective[edit]

nefando m (feminine singular nefanda, masculine plural nefandos, feminine plural nefandas, comparable)

  1. vile, nefarious

Further reading[edit]

  • nefando” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nefandus.

Adjective[edit]

nefando (feminine nefanda, masculine plural nefandos, feminine plural nefandas)

  1. vile; nefarious

Further reading[edit]