Number of realizations


to taste

to like

Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme gustare
Meaning 1 to taste gusta un po'di questo vino!
"taste this wine!"
Meaning 2 to like hai gustato il nostro pranzo?; mi gusta
"Did you like our lunch?; I like"
Reference Zor'ko et al. 2002
Related Languages
Comment From Latin gusto, -are 'to taste'. Also Spanish gustar, Portuguese gostar 'to taste; to be pleasing to; to like' (Narumov 1995, Feerštejn, Starec 2005). In Spanich second meaning appeared in construction gustar de algo in XVI – first half of XVII (Corominas, Pascual 2, 292).