tedesco

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From Medieval Latin or Late Latin theodiscus, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *þiudiskaz, from a Germanic language, from Proto-Germanic *þiudiskaz (of the people, popular, vernacular), from *þeudō (people) + *-iskaz (-ish, -ic, -al). The Old English form is þēodisc, the Old High German one diutisc (attested ca. 1090 in the Annolied). Compare also Friulian todesc, archaic or regional French thiois.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teˈdes.ko/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: te‧dé‧sco

Adjective[edit]

tedesco (feminine tedesca, masculine plural tedeschi, feminine plural tedesche)

  1. German; of Germany
    Synonym: germanico

Noun[edit]

tedesco m (uncountable)

  1. German language

Noun[edit]

tedesco m (plural tedeschi, feminine tedesca)

  1. (male) German person
    Synonyms: (derogatory) crucco, (literary) alemanno

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