sapidity

Lemma

sapidity

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

Quality of being sapid. 1

Nota

The term sapid applies to a wine when a delicate and appealingly saline taste is perceived. Generally, a sapid wine is one produced in a warm area that may be characterized by rich terrains containing minerals. 2

Contesto

Fruity with pronounced hints of apples and pears; a harmony that is rounded out by appropriate sapidity. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[səpɪˈdaitɪ] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi

Synonym: richness of flavour 5

Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

sapid = 1630s, from L. sapidus “savory,” from sapere.

-ity = suffix forming abstract nouns from adjectives, meaning "condition or quality of being ______," from M.E. -ite, from O.Fr. -ité and directly from L. -itatem (nom. -itas), suffix denoting state or condition, composed of connective -i- + -tas. 6

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Corso di Laurea in Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione Interlinguistica

Data della scheda
Mon Oct 31 11:49:38 2011
Autore

Ambra Usai, rev. Chiara Barbagianni

Fonti

1 : http://wordinfo.info/unit/1891, (20/10/2011)

2 : http://www.florencewine.it/?idtema=1&idtemacat=2&page=informazioni&idcategoria=62115, (08/07/2011)

3 : «http://www.joaninawineshop.com/ordereze/Content/1/Summary.aspx;, (23/10/2011)

4 : Phonetics 6.00 - © Sandro Carnevali - 2009

5 : http://www.watson.it/Glossario, Watson's Wine Glossary, (23/10/2011)

6 : http://www.etymonline.com/, Etymonline.com, (14/11/2011)

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