pulcro

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pulchrum, accusative form of pulcher.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpulkro/, [ˈpul̺.kr̺o]
  • Hyphenation: pùl‧cro

Adjective[edit]

pulcro m ‎(feminine singular pulcra, masculine plural pulcri, feminine plural pulcre)

  1. (archaic, literary) beautiful, fair
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto VII, p. 111, vv. 58-60:
      «[...] Mal dare e mal tener lo mondo pulcro ¶ ha tolto loro, e posti a questa zuffa: ¶ qual ella sia, parole non ci appulcro. [...]»
      «[...] Ill giving and ill keeping the fair world ¶ have ta'en from them, and placed them in this scuffle; ¶ whate'er it be, no words adorn I for it. [...]»

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pulcrō

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pulcher.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpulkɾo/, [ˈpulkɾo̞]

Adjective[edit]

pulcro m ‎(feminine singular pulcra, masculine plural pulcros, feminine plural pulcras)

  1. tidy, neat