penne

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See also: Penne and penné

English[edit]

penne

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian penne.

Noun[edit]

penne (uncountable)

  1. A type of short, diagonally cut pasta.

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɛnə/, [ˈpʰɛnə]

Noun[edit]

penne c

  1. plural indefinite of pen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin pinna, penna, from Proto-Italic *petnā, from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥ ~ pth₂én- (feather, wing). Doublet of panne. See also pinaclepanache.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

penne f (plural pennes)

  1. large feather
  2. penne (pasta)

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

penne

  1. First-person singular present of pennen.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of pennen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of pennen.
  4. Imperative singular of pennen.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

penne f pl

  1. plural of penna

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Anglo-Norman penne, from Latin penna, from Proto-Italic *petnā, from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥. Compare feþer.

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Noun[edit]

penne (plural pennes)

  1. A pen or other implement for writing.
  2. (figuratively) A writer's aptitude or distinguishing features.
  3. A quill; the rachis (stem) of a feather.
  4. A wing (projection enabling flight) (usually used in the plural)
  5. A feather or piece of plumage.
  6. (rare) A hollow channel.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English penn, from Proto-Germanic *pennō.

Noun[edit]

penne

  1. Alternative form of pen