profano

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See also: profanó and profanò

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin profānus.

Adjective[edit]

profano (feminine profana, masculine plural profani, feminine plural profane)

  1. profane
  2. ignorant, unskilled
Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

profano m (invariable)

  1. the profane
    Antonym: sacro

Noun[edit]

profano m (plural profani, feminine profana)

  1. layman

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

profano

  1. first-person singular present indicative of profanare

Further reading[edit]

  • profano in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

profānō (present infinitive profānāre, perfect active profānāvī, supine profānātum); first conjugation

  1. I desecrate, profane
  2. I violate, pollute

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of profānō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present profānō profānās profānat profānāmus profānātis profānant
imperfect profānābam profānābās profānābat profānābāmus profānābātis profānābant
future profānābō profānābis profānābit profānābimus profānābitis profānābunt
perfect profānāvī profānāvistī profānāvit profānāvimus profānāvistis profānāvērunt, profānāvēre
pluperfect profānāveram profānāverās profānāverat profānāverāmus profānāverātis profānāverant
future perfect profānāverō profānāveris profānāverit profānāverimus profānāveritis profānāverint
passive present profānor profānāris, profānāre profānātur profānāmur profānāminī profānantur
imperfect profānābar profānābāris, profānābāre profānābātur profānābāmur profānābāminī profānābantur
future profānābor profānāberis, profānābere profānābitur profānābimur profānābiminī profānābuntur
perfect profānātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect profānātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect profānātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present profānem profānēs profānet profānēmus profānētis profānent
imperfect profānārem profānārēs profānāret profānārēmus profānārētis profānārent
perfect profānāverim profānāverīs profānāverit profānāverīmus profānāverītis profānāverint
pluperfect profānāvissem profānāvissēs profānāvisset profānāvissēmus profānāvissētis profānāvissent
passive present profāner profānēris, profānēre profānētur profānēmur profānēminī profānentur
imperfect profānārer profānārēris, profānārēre profānārētur profānārēmur profānārēminī profānārentur
perfect profānātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect profānātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present profānā profānāte
future profānātō profānātō profānātōte profānantō
passive present profānāre profānāminī
future profānātor profānātor profānantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives profānāre profānāvisse profānātūrum esse profānārī profānātum esse profānātum īrī
participles profānāns profānātūrus profānātus profānandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
profānandī profānandō profānandum profānandō profānātum profānātū

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

profānō

  1. dative masculine singular of profānus
  2. dative neuter singular of profānus
  3. ablative masculine singular of profānus
  4. ablative neuter singular of profānus

References[edit]

  • profano in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • profano in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • profano in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin profānus (not religious, unclean), from prō- (before) +‎ fānum (temple).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

profano m (feminine singular profana, masculine plural profanos, feminine plural profanas, comparable)

  1. profane; unholy (desecrating a holy place or thing)
    Synonyms: blasfemador, blasfemo, herege, herético, ímpio
    Antonyms: sacro, sagrado, santo
  2. profane; secular (not relating to religion)
    Synonyms: laico, leigo, mundano, secular, temporal
    Antonyms: eclesiástico, religioso

Noun[edit]

profano m (plural profanos, feminine profana, feminine plural profanas)

  1. one who is profane (desecrating a holy place or thing)
    Synonym: profanador

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

profano

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of profanar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾoˈfano/, [pɾoˈfa.no]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin profānus.

Adjective[edit]

profano (feminine profana, masculine plural profanos, feminine plural profanas)

  1. profane; unholy (desecrating a holy place or thing)
  2. profane; secular (not relating to religion)
  3. inexperienced, amateur
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

profano m (plural profanos, feminine profana, feminine plural profanas)

  1. amateur

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

profano

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of profanar.

Further reading[edit]