sàbbo

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Ligurian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sabbatum, from Ancient Greek σάββατον (sábbaton), from Hebrew שבת(shabbat, Sabbath); compare English Sabbath.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sàbbo m (plural sàbbi)

  1. Saturday
    • 1984, Fabrizio De André (lyrics), Mauro Pagani (music), “Â duménega [On Sunday]”, in Crêuza de mä [Muletrack by the sea], performed by Fabrizio De André:
      E ciù s'addéntran intâ çittæ / ciù éuggi e vôxi ghe dan deré / Ghe dîxan quello che no péuan dî / de zéuggia, sàbbo e de lunedì.
      The further they go into the city / the more eyes and voices follow them / They tell them what they could not say / on Thursday, Saturday, or Monday.

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