The word of the day is: Inverno
Winter – or inverno in Italian – is the coldest season of the year due to the Earth‘s axis being oriented away from the sun. It occurs between autumn and spring (primavera) each year…
The phrase of the week is: Non c’è problema!
If someone thanks you for a favour you’ve done, or apologises for a mistake they’ve made, there is one easygoing response that covers all the bases: Non c’è problema! (No problem!)…
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10 Funny Italian Words That Will Make You Chuckle
There are certain words in every language that can make you laugh, either because their meaning is humorous or because the way they sound is amusing. In this article, we’ve put together a list of ten funny Italian words that will succeed not only in making others chuckle but also in helping you sound like a fluent Italian speaker!
Giorno vs Giornata: what’s the difference?
In English, we have but one word for day but in Italian, there are two: giorno and giornata. Knowing which to use can be tricky if you’ve only just started learning the language, so here are some helpful tips to clear up the confusion! It takes 24 hours for the earth to rotate on its axis, and it is this specific astronomical time period that Italians refer to as …