How to Say “Christmas Eve” in Italian – Vigilia di Natale

Today’s word of the day is part of our Italian Christmas Word Advent Calendar series. Each day throughout December, we’ll post a word that is related to the holiday season. Enjoy! The word for eve in Italian is vigilia (feminine, plural vigilie) and Christmas Eve is known as la vigilia di Natale. Alla vigilia di Natale, gli …

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How to Say “Santa Claus” in Italian – Babbo Natale

Today’s word of the day is part of our Italian Christmas Word Advent Calendar series. Each day throughout December, we’ll post a word that is related to the holiday season. Enjoy! Christmas is only two days away, so it’s high time we mentioned the big man himself: Santa Claus, otherwise known as Babbo Natale in Italian! The …

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Italian Word of the Day: Solstizio D’Inverno (Winter Solstice)

Today’s word of the day is part of our Italian Christmas Word Advent Calendar series. Each day throughout December, we’ll post a word that is related to the holiday season. Enjoy! The Winter Solstice – known as the solstizio d’inverno in Italian (masculine, plural solstizi) – is the day with the shortest period of daylight and longest …

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Italian Word of the Day: Polo Nord (North Pole)

Today’s word of the day is part of our Italian Christmas Word Advent Calendar series. Each day throughout December, we’ll post a word that is related to the holiday season. Enjoy! It is said that the Santa Claus lives is in an unspecified place at or near the North Pole, which is known as Polo Nord in …

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Italian Word of the Day: Biscotto (cookie)

Today’s word of the day is part of our Italian Christmas Word Advent Calendar series. Each day throughout December, we’ll post a word that is related to the holiday season. Enjoy! The Italian word for cookie is biscotto (masculine, plural: biscotti). As you probably guessed, it shares the same origin as the word biscuit. The custom of …

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Italian Word of the Day: Impacchettare (to wrap)

Today’s word of the day is part of our Italian Christmas Word Advent Calendar series. Each day throughout December, we’ll post a word that is related to the holiday season. Enjoy! The key to perfect gift wrapping is the paper. If you can measure a paper that’s the ideal size for whatever present you’re wrapping, you’re good …

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