spillare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

spilla +‎ -are

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spillàre (first-person singular present spìllo, first-person singular past historic spillài, past participle spillàto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. to pin, to clip
  2. to staple
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Etymology 2[edit]

spillo +‎ -are

Verb[edit]

spillàre (first-person singular present spìllo, first-person singular past historic spillài, past participle spillàto, auxiliary avére or (in reference to liquid leaking out) èssere)

  1. (transitive) to tap (a barrel)
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to wangle, to steal (money) little by little
  3. (intransitive, uncommon) to leak slowly (of liquid) [auxiliary essere]
  4. (intransitive, uncommon) to leak slowly (of a container) [auxiliary avere]
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