pravo

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See also: právo and prāvo

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prāvus (depraved” ← “deformed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpra.vo/, [ˈpr̺äːvo̞]
  • Stress: pràvo
  • Hyphenation: pra‧vo

Adjective[edit]

pravo (feminine singular prava, masculine plural pravi, feminine plural prave) (archaic, literary)

  1. depraved, evil, wicked
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto III, lines 82–84, page 41–42:
      Ed ecco verso noi venir per nave ¶ un vecchio, bianco per antico pelo, ¶ gridando: «Guai a voi, anime prave! [] »
      And lo! towards us coming in a boat ¶ an old man, hoary with the hair of eld, ¶ crying: "Woe unto you, ye souls depraved!"
    • 1831, Giacomo Leopardi, Paralipomeni della Batracomiomachia [Paralipomena of the Batrachomyomachia][1] (in Italian), Paris, published 1842, Canto I, page 13:
      Molte genti provàr dure vicende, ¶ e prave diventàr per lungo affanno;
      Many people went through hard tribulations ¶ and became wicked because of the long affliction
    • Synonyms: cattivo, dannato, maligno, malo, malvagio, nequitoso
    • Antonyms: benigno, buono, onesto, probo, retto
  2. (by extension) cruel, merciless, ruthless

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Noun[edit]

pravo m (plural pravi)

  1. A wicked or evil person (male)
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto XIX, lines 103–105, page 288:
      io userei parole ancor più gravi; ¶ ché la vostra avarizia il mondo attrista, ¶ calcando i buoni e sollevando i pravi.
      I would make use of words more grievous still; ¶ because your avarice afflicts the world, ¶ trampling the good and lifting the depraved.
    • Synonyms: cattivo, malvagio
    • Antonyms: buono

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prāvō

  1. dative masculine singular of prāvus
  2. dative neuter singular of prāvus
  3. ablative masculine singular of prāvus
  4. ablative neuter plural of prāvus

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From prȁv.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prâʋo/
  • Hyphenation: pra‧vo

Adverb[edit]

prȁvo (Cyrillic spelling пра̏во)

  1. straight
  2. correctly, rightly
  3. justly
  4. strictly

Etymology 2[edit]

Morphologically from prȁv, a calque of German Recht and French droit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prǎːʋo/
  • Hyphenation: pra‧vo

Noun[edit]

právo n (Cyrillic spelling пра́во)

  1. right
  2. law
  3. jurisprudence
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Slovene[edit]

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Noun[edit]

právo n (genitive práva, nominative plural práva)

  1. law

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