spuntare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin expungere

Verb[edit]

spuntare

  1. (transitive) To break (the point of a pencil etc)
  2. (transitive) To trim (a beard etc)
  3. (transitive) To tick off (names in a register)
  4. (intransitive) To sprout
  5. (intransitive) To rise (of the sun etc)
  6. (intransitive) To dawn
  7. to fetch (a good price)
  8. to grow (teeth)
  9. to emerge, appear, come out, pop up, stick out, peep out.
    Sto aspettando quando ad un tratto ti vedrò spuntare in lontananza — L'appuntamento, Ornella Vanoni
    I am waiting that moment, when I'll see you suddenly appearing on the horizon.

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Noun[edit]

spuntare m (plural spuntari)

  1. rise (of the sun etc)

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