How to Say “Good Morning!” in Italian: 5 Different Ways!

If you are planning to travel to Italy, it is a good idea to learn the language, even if it is just a few basic phrases to help you navigate day-to-day life. One of the best places to start is with greetings, such as learning how to say Good morning! in Italian. Note: In Italian, …

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Italian Phrase: Ti auguro ogni bene. (I wish you well.)

If you want to express a desire for someone’s well-being in Italian, you can use the phrase Ti auguro ogni bene which means I wish you well or I wish you the best. Learn with our video Let’s break this phrase down into bitesized chunks! ti An indirect object pronoun in Italian that can translate …

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Italian Phrase: Buon pomeriggio! (Good afternoon!)

In Italy, it is common for people to wish each other Buona giornata! as a farewell greeting in the early morning or afternoon, or Buona serata! at around 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. when the sun starts to set. So what about the time between morning and evening? Do Italians even say Good afternoon or …

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Italian Phrase: Alla prossima! (Until next time!)

If you’ve just had a long conversation in Italian, it is important to know how to neatly wrap it up in a friendly and natural way that won’t offend your conversational partner. One closing phrase that suits this objective perfectly is Alla prossima! which translates as Until next time! Ciao ragazzi, alla prossima! Bye guys, …

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Italian Phrase: Buon Anno! (Happy New Year!)

As 2020 comes to a long-awaited end (fine), we want to take a moment to wish (augurare) all our followers a Buon Anno! Although this expression literally translates as good (buon) year (anno), it is by far the most common way of saying Happy New Year! in Italian. Buon Anno a tutti! Happy New Year …

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Italian Phrase: Buon Halloween! (Happy Halloween!)

Today’s ‘phrase of the week’ is part of our Italian Halloween Word series. On the days leading up to Halloween, we’ll post a word that is related to this spooky time of year. Enjoy! 🦇 Despite being an American invention, Halloween (which is pronounced ‘alloween without the initial ‘h‘ in Italian) has become increasingly popular …

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