signore

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

signore

  1. Alternative form of signor

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siˈɲo.re/, [s̪iɲˈɲoːr̺e]
  • (file)
  • Stress: signóre
  • Hyphenation: si‧gno‧re

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier segnore, from Latin seniōrem, accusative of senior, comparative form of senex(old), from Proto-Indo-European *sénos. Doublet of sire.

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Noun[edit]

signore m ‎(plural signori)

  1. lord, gentleman
  2. (used to address a man) sir (gentlemen is used for the plural)
    Sì, signore‎ ― Yes, sir
    No, signori‎ ― No, gentlemen
  3. (often capitalized) Lord, God
    • c. 13th century, Francis of Assisi, Cantico di Frate Sole [Canticle of the Sun][1] (in Italian), printed by the Biblioteca del Sacro Convento di San Francesco, page 2:
      Laudato ſi mi ſignore ᵱ ſora noſtra moꝛte coꝛᵱale, da la quale nullu hõ uiuẽte po ſkappare.
      Praised be you, my Lord, through our sister Bodily Death, from whose embrace no living person can escape.

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

signore f

  1. plural of signora

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