poscia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin posteā (afterwards, then).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔ.ʃa/, [ˈpɔʃʃä]
  • Stress: pòscia
  • Hyphenation: po‧scia

Adverb[edit]

poscia

  1. (archaic, literary) after, afterwards

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poscia

  1. (archaic, literary) after (followed by che)
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto II, p. 30 vv. 115-117:
      Poscia che m'ebbe ragionato questo, ¶ li occhi lucenti lagrimando volse ¶ per che mi fece del venir più presto.
      After she thus had spoken unto me, ¶ weeping, her shining eyes she turned away ¶ hereby she made me swifter in my coming.
  2. (archaic, literary) since, because (followed by che)
    • 1353, Giovanni Boccaccio, Decamerone, Tommaso Hedlin (1527), page 13:
      Padre mio, poſcia che voi mi promettete di pregare Iddio per me, & io il vi dirò.
      My Father, since you promise to pray God for me, I will tell you.

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