subito

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See also: súbito

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian subito.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsuː.bɪ.təʊ/

Adverb[edit]

subito (not comparable)

  1. (music) Suddenly, abruptly.

Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

subito (comparative plus subito, superlative le plus subito)

  1. suddenly

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin subitō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

subito

  1. at once, immediately
  2. as soon as possible
  3. right away
  4. forthwith
  5. instantly
  6. now
  7. straight away
  8. without delay

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

subito m (feminine singular subita, masculine plural subiti, feminine plural subite)

  1. past participle of subire
  2. past participle of subirsi

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

subitō (not comparable)

  1. suddenly
    Subito malum cecidit de arbore.
    Suddenly, an apple fell from the tree.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

subītō

  1. second-person singular future (impersonal) active imperative of subeō
  2. third-person singular future (impersonal) active imperative of subeō

References[edit]

  • subito in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • subito in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • subito” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to speak extempore: subito, ex tempore (opp. ex praeparato) dicere