sonno

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin somnus, from Proto-Italic *swepnos, from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos, from the root *swep- (to sleep). Cognate with Dalmatian samno, French somme, Lithuanian sãpnas, Romanian somn, Spanish sueño.

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Noun[edit]

sonno m (plural sonni)

  1. the state of being asleep; sleep, slumber
    Synonym: letargo
    Antonym: veglia
  2. the need or desire for sleep; sleepiness
    Synonyms: letargia, sonnolenza
    Antonym: insonnia
  3. (figuratively) quiet, tranquility
    Synonyms: pace, quiete, tranquillità
    Antonyms: agitazione, confusione, turbamento
  4. (obsolete, poetic) dream
    Synonym: (non obsolete) sogno

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References[edit]

  1. ^ sonno in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)