The word of the day is: Vaccino
The word on everyone’s lips these days is vaccine, which in Italian translates as vaccino. Both the Italian and English terms derive from the Latin vacca (meaning cow) and the adjective vaccinus (meaning of a cow)…
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The phrase of the week is: Hai un minuto?
In both Italian and English, a common way of informally asking to have a quick word with someone is: Hai un minuto? This phrase breaks down in the following way …
20 Italian Phrases & Quotes about Life (with English Translations)
Life – or la vita in Italian – is a rollercoaster filled with incredible highs and devastating lows. Unfortunately there isn’t a single handbook to help us navigate all of life’s ups and downs but that is exactly what makes it such an adventure!
Solo vs Solamente vs Soltanto: What’s the difference?
In Italian, the words solo, solamente and soltanto all translate as only in English. When used as adverbs and conjunctions, they are completely interchangeable. As an adverb: When used as an adverb, all three correspond to the English adverb only (as in exclusively or merely) …
Watch Movies and TV Series in Italian!
Films and TV shows can be a great way to learn a language. When I was a teenager living in Italia (my birth country), I started watching British and American productions in their original language with English subtitles to improve my level. The experiment proved really successful, so much that at some point …