schifo

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See also: schifò

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French eschiu(shy, timid), from Frankish *sciuh(shy, timid, fearful), from Proto-Germanic *skeuhaz(shy, frightened). Cognate with Old English sċēoh(shy), Dutch schuw(shy), Danish sky(shy). More at shy, eschew.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈski.fo/, [ˈskʲiː.fo]

Noun[edit]

schifo m ‎(plural schifi)

  1. disgust, nausea, loathing
  2. (colloquial) crap, rubbish
    Cos'è 'sto schifo? - What's this crap?
  3. dingy (small sailing boat)

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Verb[edit]

schifo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schifare

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