ospedale

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See also: ospedałe

Italian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Late Latin hospitāle (hospice, shelter, guesthouse), substantivization of Latin hospitālis (hospitable; pertaining to a host or guest). Doublet of ospitale and hotel, which were borrowed from Latin and French respectively.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o.speˈda.le/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Hyphenation: o‧spe‧dà‧le

Noun[edit]

ospedale m (plural ospedali)

  1. hospital
    Synonyms: clinica, nosocomio

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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