sogno

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See also: sognò

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsoɲ.ɲo/, [ˈs̪oɲɲo]
  • Rhymes: -oɲɲo
  • Hyphenation: só‧gno

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin somnium (dream), derived from somnus (sleep), ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *swépnos.

Noun[edit]

sogno m (plural sogni)

  1. dream
    Synonym: sonno (obsolete, poetic)
    Antonym: realtà
  2. (figuratively) castle in the air, daydream, pipe dream
    Synonyms: chimera, fantasticheria, illusione
  3. (figuratively, by extension) hope, wish
    Synonyms: aspirazione, desiderio, speranza
  4. (figuratively, by extension) That which is marvelous, wonderful.
    Synonyms: meraviglia, splendore
    Antonyms: schifezza, schifo
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

sogno

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sognare.