zolfo

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Etymology[edit]

From the older form solfo, from Latin sulphur, sulfur, from Proto-Indo-European *swelplos, from the root *swel- (to burn, smoulder).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): */ˈd͡zol.fo/, (traditional) */ˈt͡sol.fo/[1]
  • Rhymes: -olfo
  • Hyphenation: zól‧fo

Noun[edit]

zolfo m (plural zolfi)

  1. (chemistry) sulfur, sulphur
  2. brimstone

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References[edit]

  1. ^ zolfo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)