Italian Word of the Day: Vita (life)

The Italian word for life is vita (feminine, plural: vite). It shares the same root as the English words vital and vitamin, which is the Latin vita of the same spelling and meaning. In almost every sense of the word, it mirrors its English equivalent barring a few exceptions. For starters, it can refer, not …

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Italian Phrase of the Week: La vita è bella! (Life is beautiful!)

The phrase « Life is beautiful » translates as « La vita è bella » in Italian. It is made up of the following components: La (feminine form of definite article ‘the‘) + vita (life) + è (third person of essere ‘to be‘) + bella (feminine form of bello ‘beautiful‘). It’s important to note that …

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