scottare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *excoctāre, present active infinitive of *excoctō, derived from Latin excoctus, perfect passive participle of excoquō (I boil; I melt; I dry up), derived from coquō (I cook).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skotˈta.re/, [s̪kot̪ˈt̪äːr̺e̞]
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: scot‧tà‧re

Verb[edit]

scottare

  1. (transitive):
    1. to scorch, singe or burn
    2. (by extension, cooking) to boil or fry briefly (chiefly applied to meat and/or vegetables)
    3. (figuratively) to deeply irritate, to insult, to offend
      Synonyms: insultare, offendere
  2. (intransitive):
    1. to burn, to be hot
      Synonym: bruciare
    2. (figuratively) to be of interest, to interest
      Synonym: interessare
    3. (figuratively) to be a worry or worrying

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