piacere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin placēre, present active infinitive of placeō.

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Verb[edit]

piacere

  1. (intransitive) (followed by a or preceded by an indirect object) to be pleasing to (usually translated into English as like with exchange of the subject and object)
    Mi piace questa mela - I like this apple (literally, “This apple is pleasing to me”)
  2. (intransitive) to be fond of

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Noun[edit]

piacere m ‎(plural piaceri)

  1. pleasure, enjoyment
  2. delight
  3. favour, kindness

Interjection[edit]

piacere

  1. pleased to meet you

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