omosessuale

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

omo- +‎ sessuale; cf. Latin homosexualis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌo.mo.ses.suˈa.le/, (traditional) /ˌɔ.mo.ses.suˈa.le/[1][2]
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Hyphenation: o‧mo‧ses‧su‧à‧le

Adjective[edit]

omosessuale (plural omosessuali)

  1. homosexual

Noun[edit]

omosessuale m or f (plural omosessuali)

  1. homosexual
    Synonyms: (derogatory; used only of men in Liguria) buliccio, (derogatory; used only of men) checca, (derogatory; used only of men) culattone, (derogatory; used only of men) finocchio, (derogatory; used only of men) frocio, gay, (derogatory; dated psychological term) invertito, (used only of women) lesbica, omosex, (derogatory; used only of men in Southern Italy) ricchione, (derogatory; used only of men) sodomita

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ omosessuale in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  2. ^ omosessuale in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication