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bello

bello

See also: béllo

Interlingua

Noun

bello

  1. war

Synonyms


Italian

Etymology

From the Latin bellus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛl.lo/
  • Hyphenation: bèl‧lo
  • Rhymes: -ɛllo

Adjective

bello m (see inflection for forms; superlative bellissimo)

  1. (of weather etc.) nice, fair, fine, pleasant; beautiful
  2. (of a person) good-looking
    1. (of a man) handsome
    2. (of a woman) beautiful

Inflection

Not before
the noun
Before the noun
Before most
consonants
Before
vowels and h
Before impure s, gli,
gn, pn, ps, sci, x and z
Masculine
singular
bello bel bell’ bello
Masculine
plural
belli bei begli begli
Feminine
singular
bella bella bell’ bella
Feminine
plural
belle belle belle belle


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Latin

Etymology 1

bellum (war) +

Verb

bellō (present infinitive bellāre, perfect active bellāvī, supine bellātum); first conjugation

  1. I wage or carry out war, fight in war, war.
  2. (by extension) I fight, contend.
Derived terms
Inflection
   Conjugation of bello (first conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present bellō bellās bellat bellāmus bellātis bellant
imperfect bellābam bellābās bellābat bellābāmus bellābātis bellābant
future bellābō bellābis bellābit bellābimus bellābitis bellābunt
perfect bellāvī bellāvistī bellāvit bellāvimus bellāvistis bellāvērunt, bellāvēre
pluperfect bellāveram bellāverās bellāverat bellāverāmus bellāverātis bellāverant
future perfect bellāverō bellāveris bellāverit bellāverimus bellāveritis bellāverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present bellem bellēs bellet bellēmus bellētis bellent
imperfect bellārem bellārēs bellāret bellārēmus bellārētis bellārent
perfect bellāverim bellāverīs bellāverit bellāverīmus bellāverītis bellāverint
pluperfect bellāvissem bellāvissēs bellāvisset bellāvissēmus bellāvissētis bellāvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present bellā bellāte
future bellātō bellātō bellātōte bellantō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives bellāre bellāvisse bellātūrus esse
participles bellāns bellātūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
bellāre bellandī bellandō bellandum bellātum bellātū

Etymology 2

Noun

bellō

  1. dative singular of bellum
  2. ablative singular of bellum

Etymology 3

Adjective

bellō

  1. dative masculine singular of bellus
  2. dative neuter singular of bellus
  3. ablative masculine singular of bellus
  4. ablative neuter singular of bellus

References

  • bello in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bello in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), “bello”, in Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to charge some one with the conduct of a war: praeficere aliquem bello gerendo
    • (ambiguous) to interfere in a war: bello se interponere (Liv. 35. 48)
    • (ambiguous) to be involved in a war: bello implicari
    • (ambiguous) everywhere the torch of war is flaming: omnia bello flagrant or ardent (Fam. 4. 1. 2)
    • (ambiguous) to harass with war: bello persequi aliquem, lacessere

Portuguese

Adjective

bello (plural bellos, comparable)

  1. Superseded spelling of belo.

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbe.ʎo/
  • Homophone: vello

Etymology

From Latin bellus.

Adjective

bello m (feminine singular bella, masculine plural bellos, feminine plural bellas)

  1. beautiful

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Derived terms

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