nipote

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin nepōs, nepōtem, from Proto-Italic *nepōts, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *népōts. Compare French neveu, Romanian nepot, Catalan and Occitan nebot, Sicilian niputi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /niˈpo.te/, [n̺iˈpoːt̪e]
  • Hyphenation: ni‧pó‧te

Noun[edit]

nipote m, f (plural nipoti)

  1. grandchild, grandson, granddaughter
    Synonyms: abiatico
    i nonni sono gli angeli custodi dei nipoti
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  2. nephew, niece, nibling
  3. (by extension, in the plural) descendants

Usage notes[edit]

Of further qualified to distinguish the meanings:

i nipoti dei nonnithe grandchildren

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