zaino

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): */ˈd͡zaj.no/[1][2]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ajno
  • Hyphenation: zài‧no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Lombardic zeina (basket). Doublet of zana (basket).

Noun[edit]

zaino m (plural zaini)

  1. satchel, rucksack, backpack
    Sta portando uno zaino sulla schiena.
    She is carrying a backpack on her back.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish zaino.

Adjective[edit]

zaino (feminine zaina, masculine plural zaini, feminine plural zaine)

  1. (of the dark coat of a horse, dog etc.) having no light markings

References[edit]

  1. ^ zaino in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  2. ^ zaino in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

Further reading[edit]

  • zaino2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • zaino1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθaino/, [ˈθai̯.no]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsaino/, [ˈsai̯.no]

Etymology 1[edit]

Arabic سَاحِم(sāḥim, blackened)

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

zaino (feminine zaina, masculine plural zainos, feminine plural zainas)

  1. (color, of horses or cattle) chestnut (of a dark, reddish-brown color)
    • 1889, Armando Palacio Valdés, La hermana San Sulpicio[1]:
      —¿Qué tal los toros?—les preguntó un cochero al cruzar a nuestro lado. —¡Finos, finos! Hay uno negro, zaino, de mucho cuidado.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic [script needed] (zahím, unpleasant), from Arabic [script needed] (zahim, sticky).

Adjective[edit]

zaino (feminine zaina, masculine plural zainos, feminine plural zainas)

  1. false-looking

Further reading[edit]

  • zaino”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014
  • Corriente, Federico; Pereira, Christophe; Vicente, Angeles, editors (2019) Dictionnaire des emprunts ibéro-romans. Emprunts à l’arabe et aux langues du Monde Islamique (in French), Berlin: De Gruyter, →ISBN, page 542