vetusto

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vetustus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /veˈtus.to/, [veˈt̪us̪t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -usto
  • Stress: vetùsto
  • Hyphenation: ve‧tu‧sto

Adjective[edit]

vetusto m (feminine singular vetusta, masculine plural vetusti, feminine plural vetuste)

  1. (literary) ancient, old
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier, published 2002, Canto XXXII, page 575-576:
      [] dal destro vedi quel padre vetusto ¶ di di Santa Chiesa a cui Cristo le chiavi ¶ raccomandò di questo fior venusto.
      [] upon the right thou seest that ancient father ¶ of Holy Church, into whose keeping Christ ¶ the keys committed of this lovely flower.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vetustō

  1. dative masculine singular of vetustus
  2. dative neuter singular of vetustus
  3. ablative masculine singular of vetustus
  4. ablative neuter plural of vetustus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vetustus(ancient), from vetus(old), from Proto-Indo-European *wétos(year).

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Adjective[edit]

vetusto m (feminine singular vetusta, masculine plural vetustos, feminine plural vetustas, comparable)

  1. ancient
  2. whose age must be respected
  3. dilapidated by age
  4. antiquated

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vetusto m (feminine singular vetusta, masculine plural vetustos, feminine plural vetustas)

  1. old, ancient, age-old