Italian Word of the Day: Signorina (young lady)

The word for young lady in Italian is signorina (feminine, plural: signorine). It derives from the word signora meaning lady or woman. The suffixes -ino / -ina are used to form diminutives, so signorina literally means little lady. L’ho conosciuta quando era una bambina ma ora è diventata una signorina. I met her when she …

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