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Italic means "of or from Italy". The term is most commonly used to refer to the people and languages of what is now Italy from the historic period before the Roman Empire.

It may especially refer to:

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

i.e. ITALIC Italian, in Roman archaeology, history and law, a term used, as distinct from Roman, of that which belongs to the races, languages, &c., of the non-Roman parts of Italy (see


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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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Adjective

Italic (not comparable)

Positive
Italic

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. of, or relating to the Italian peninsula
  2. (linguistics) Pertaining to a subfamily of the Centum branch of the Indo-European language family, that includes Latin and other languages (as Oscan, Umbrian) spoken by the peoples of ancient Italy and also the Romance languages (Italian, French, Spanish, etc.); the group of ancient languages of this branch as contrasted with the modern Romance languages; Osco-Umbrian
    The ancient Italic languages that are now extinct include w:Oscan, w:Umbrian, and w:South Picene.
  3. (ancient history) Pertaining to various peoples that lived in Italy before the establishment of the Roman empire, or to any of several alphabet systems used by those peoples for writing their languages.
    There were several Italic alphabets, one being the Etruscan alphabet.

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Proper noun

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Singular
Italic

Plural
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Italic

  1. An Italic language

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Simple English

When making a text italic, this means that the editor wishes the text to tilt towards the right a little. Using italic is usually used as a place holder for a blank piece of information.[1]

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Usage

There are different ways in making a text italic.

HTML

In HTML, the editor can add the and the tags to make text surrounded by these tags italic.[2]

Wikitext

In Wikitext, the editor can just add two apostrophes('') around the text to become italic.[3]

References

  1. Wikipedia:Requests for permissions - A blank section would have "None at the moment" as a place holder for no recent requests
  2. W3Schools tutorial on using tags
  3. MediaWiki's help on making italic text

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