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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Italian Word of the Day: Strega (witch)

Today’s ‘word of the day’ 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! 🦇 Halloween is on the horizon so what better character to write about than the Queen of the Night herself, the …

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Italian Word of the Day: Vampiro (vampire)

Today’s ‘word of the day’ 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! 🦇 The word in Italian for that demonic character that drinks the blood of the living by biting their necks is …

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Italian Word of the Day: Zucca (pumpkin / squash)

Today’s ‘word of the day’ 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! 🦇 The Italian language has a single term for pumpkin, squash and gourd and that is zucca (feminine, plural: zucche). It …

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Italian Word of the Day: Pipistrello (bat)

Today’s ‘word of the day’ 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! 🦇 The Italian word for everyone’s favourite winged Halloween creature is pipistrello (masculine, plural: pipistrelli). It comes from the Latin vespertilio, …

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Italian Word of the Day: Fantasma (ghost)

Today’s ‘word of the day’ 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! 🦇 The word for ghost is fantasma in Italian. It should be easy to remember as it shares the same origin …

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