torrente

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin torrentem, accusative form of torrēns (rushing”, “torrential) (originally “scorching, arid”, in reference to the drying of a stream), present active participle of torreō (I scorch, burn, parch), from Proto-Italic *torzeō, causative of the Proto-Indo-European root *ters- (dry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /torˈrɛn.te/, [t̪or̺ˈr̺ɛn̪t̪e]
  • Hyphenation: tor‧rèn‧te

Noun[edit]

torrente m (plural torrenti)

  1. stream, creek, torrent

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

torrente

  1. ablative singular of torrens

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

torrente f (plural torrentes)

  1. torrent (violent flow of liquid)
  2. (figuratively) torrent (large amount or stream of something)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

torrente m (plural torrentes)

  1. torrent
  2. stream
  3. flood

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