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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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Neapolitan ice cream.

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English

Etymology

From Latin neāpolītānus, from Neāpolis, from Ancient Greek Νεάπολις (Neapolis), new city), a Greek city in Naples.

Adjective

Neapolitan (not comparable)

Positive
Neapolitan

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Pertaining to Naples.
  2. Describing an ice cream combination of the flavours chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry in order. Also called neapolitan ice cream.

Translations

Noun

Singular
Neapolitan

Plural
Neapolitans

Neapolitan (plural Neapolitans)

  1. An inhabitant or resident of Naples.

Translations

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Proper noun

Singular
Neapolitan

Plural
-

Neapolitan

  1. The language of Naples, Italy.

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Wikibooks

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikibooks, the open-content textbooks collection

Naples gives Neapolitan its name. Na foto panorameca 'e Napule
Panoramic shot of Naples
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Simple English

Neapolitan means "from the city of Naples in Italy". It is an adjective. Neapolitan can mean:

  • Someone who lives in Naples or comes from Naples
  • Neapolitan language, the language spoken in and around Naples which is a strong Italian dialect
  • Neapolitan ice cream, a mixture of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream side-by-side in the same container
  • Neapolitan chord, in music, is a special chord in music. An example would be (from bottom note upwards): D flat-F-B if followed by C-E-(G)-C
  • Neapolitan Mastiff, a big breed of dog
  • Neapolitan piastra, an old currency (money) which used to be used in south Italy
  • Neapolitan sauce, a kind of tomato-based sauce used in Italian cooking.








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