scempio

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See also: scempiò

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin simplus ‎(simple), under the influence of scemo ‎(silly).

Adjective[edit]

scempio m ‎(feminine singular scempia, masculine plural scempi, feminine plural scempie)

  1. single
    Nella parola caro, la "r" è scempia; in carro, invece, è geminata —
    In the word caro, the letter "r" is single, while in carro it's geminated instead.
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

scempio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of scempiare

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin exemplum ‎(example).

Noun[edit]

scempio m ‎(plural scempi)

  1. destruction, havoc, ruin
  2. slaughter