Italian Word of the Day: Arcobaleno (rainbow)

The Italian word for rainbow is arcobaleno (plural: arcobaleni). l’arcobalenoun arcobaleno gli arcobalenidegli arcobaleni It is composed of two words: arco (arch) and baleno (flash, flare). Ho visto un arcobaleno dopo il temporale. I saw a rainbow after the storm. The seven colours of the rainbow (sette colori dell’arcobaleno) are as follows: violetto = violet …

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Italian Word of the Day: Faccia (face)

The word faccia (plural: facce) in Italian is the most widely used term for face. la facciauna faccia le faccedelle facce Mi sono lavato la faccia stamattina. I washed my face this morning. Below are the main componants that make up a human face: It is used in both the literal, anatomical sense of the …

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Italian Word of the Day: Tutto (everything)

An extremely useful word in Italian is tutto which translates as everything in English. Learn with this video: Tutto Hai finito tutto? Allora puoi andare fuori a giocare. Have you finished everything? Well, you can go out and play then. It may be followed by the pronouns ciò or quello if the speaker elaborates on …

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Italian Word of the Day: Fiore (flower)

The Italian word for flower is fiore (plural: fiori). This word can also be used to refer to a blossom of a tree. It is a fairly popular name for a girl or boy in Italy. il fioreun fiore i fioridei fiori Hai visto quanti bei fiori ci sono sul balcone? Have you seen how …

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The Italian Word for “Kiss” – Bacio

Italian is known as one of the most romantic languages in the world, so it should come as no surprise that some of the first words people wish to learn are often linked to romance! We already covered the word amore (love) and the expression ti amo (I love you) in previous articles, so today …

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How to Say “Chicken” in Italian – Pollo

The generic word for chicken in Italian is pollo (plural: polli). It can be used to refer to the bird itself or the meat. Ci sono tanti polli in giardino. There are lots of chickens in the garden. Stasera mangiamo il pollo arrosto per cena. We’re eating roast chicken tonight for dinner. When you want …

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