sinistro

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See also: sinistro- and sinistrò

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin sinister, sinistrum. This form was probably altered from the original sinestro to more closely reflect the Latin form.

Adjective[edit]

sinistro (feminine singular sinistra, masculine plural sinistri, feminine plural sinistre)

  1. left, left-hand
  2. sinister, grim, lurid, spooky, bad, ominous

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Noun[edit]

sinistro m (plural sinistri)

  1. accident, crash
  2. (boxing) left, left-hander
  3. (soccer) left-foot shot

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Verb[edit]

sinistro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sinistrare

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sinistrō

  1. dative masculine singular of sinister
  2. dative neuter singular of sinister
  3. ablative masculine singular of sinister
  4. ablative neuter singular of sinister

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sinister, sinistrum. Compare the inherited doublet sestro.

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Adjective[edit]

sinistro m (feminine singular sinistra, masculine plural sinistros, feminine plural sinistras, comparable)

  1. sinister (indicating lurking danger or harm)

Noun[edit]

sinistro m (plural sinistros)

  1. a disaster, accident or great loss

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