spesa

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin expe(n)sa, from Latin expensus, from expendere. Compare Sicilian spisa, Venetian spexa, Romansch spaisa, spesa, Friulian spese, Ladin speisa, spëisa, Piedmontese spèisa, Old French espoise.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspe.za/, (traditional) /ˈspe.sa/[1]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eza

Noun[edit]

spesa f (plural spese)

  1. expense, expenditure, spending, cost, charge
    Synonyms: costo, uscita
  2. shopping, purchase, buy
    Synonyms: compera, acquisto
    fare la spesa(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. groceries

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Verb[edit]

spesa

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of spendere
  2. inflection of spesare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Adjective[edit]

spesa

  1. feminine singular of speso

References[edit]

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

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