tazza

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian tazza. Doublet of tass.

Noun[edit]

tazza (plural tazzas or tazze)

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  1. A shallow saucer-like dish, mounted either on a stem and foot or on a foot alone.
    • 2009 June 19, Wendy Moonan, “A Trove of Steinbeck”, in New York Times[1]:
      a pair of royal George III silver gilt tazzas

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طَاس(ṭās).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtattsa/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -attsa

Noun[edit]

tazza f (plural tazze)

  1. cup, mug
    Synonym: chicchera
    una tazza di caffèa cup of coffee
    una tazza da caffèa coffee cup
    una tazza a fiorellinia cup with a flower motif
  2. (slang) toilet bowl

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Alemannic German: Tatse
  • Cimbrian: tatza
  • English: tazza
  • Romansch: tazza

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tazza f (plural tazzas)

  1. (Puter, Vallader) cup

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