perito

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See also: peritó

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈri.to/, [peˈr̺iːt̪o]
  • Hyphenation: pe‧rì‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin perītus.

Adjective[edit]

perito (feminine singular perita, masculine plural periti, feminine plural perite)

  1. (literary) expert, skillful
    Synonyms: capace, competente, pratico, preparato
    Antonyms: incapace, incompetente, imperito, impreparato, inesperto

Noun[edit]

perito m (plural periti)

  1. expert
  2. surveyor
Usage notes[edit]
  • Albeit masculine, the noun is used in reference to both males and females. The rare feminine form perita also exists.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin peritus, past participle of pereō (I disappear; I die).

Participle[edit]

perito m (feminine singular perita, masculine plural periti, feminine plural perite)

  1. past participle of perire

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

perītō

  1. second/third-person singular future impersonal active imperative of pereō

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin perītus.

Adjective[edit]

perito m (feminine singular perita, masculine plural peritos, feminine plural peritas, comparable)

  1. expert (extraordinarily capable or knowledgeable)
    Synonyms: especialista, expert

Noun[edit]

perito m (plural peritos)

  1. expert (person with extensive knowledge or ability)
    Synonyms: especialista, expert

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin perītus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈɾito/, [peˈɾit̪o]

Adjective[edit]

perito (feminine singular perita, masculine plural peritos, feminine plural peritas)

  1. experienced; expert

Noun[edit]

perito m (plural peritos)

  1. expert
    Synonym: experto

Related terms[edit]