oggimai

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from oggi ‎(today) + mai ‎(never”, “ever).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /od.d͡ʒiˈmai̯/, [od͡ːʒiˈmäi̯]
  • Hyphenation: og‧gi‧mài

Adverb[edit]

oggimai

  1. (obsolete, literary) by now, by this time, now, at this point, by then
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto XXXIV, p. 507, vv. 25-27:
      Io non mori' e non rimasi vivo; ¶ pensa oggimai per te, s'hai fior d'ingegno, ¶ qual io divenni, d'uno e d'altro privo.
      I did not die, and I alive remained not; ¶ think for thyself now, hast thou aught of wit, ¶ what I became, being of both deprived.

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