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Wordlist Italian-English (Modern),

a = at, to, toward, towards, a, in, inside, into, on, per, within, beside, with

abaco = abacus

abate = abbot

abbandonare = abandon, forsake, desert, leave, quit, leave behind

abbastanza = enough, quite, rather, sufficiently

abbonamento = subscription

abbonato = subscriber

abbondanza = abundance, abundance, plenty

abbracciare = embrace, embrace, hug

abbreviare = abbreviate, shorten

abbreviazione = abbreviation

abdicazione = abdication

abete = fir

abile = able, capable, adroit, clever, dexterous, skillful

abilità = ability, expertness, skilfulness, skill, skillfulness

Abissinia = Abyssinia

abissino = Abyssinian, Abyssinian

abisso = abyss, chasm, gulf, precipice

abitante = inhabitant

abitare = dwell, live

abito = costume, outfit, suit, dress, gown, robe, article of clothing, garment

abituarsi = accustom oneself, get used

abitudine = habit, trick

abolire = abolish, abrogate, abolish, abrogate

abolizione = abolition, abrogation, abolition, abrogation

abominevole = dismal, dreary, ghastly, hideous, horrible, nasty

abortire = abort, miscarry, abort, miscarry

aborto = abortion, abortion, failure, miscarriage, abortion, miscarriage

abrogare = abolish, abrogate, abolish, abrogate

abrogazione = abolition, abrogation, abolition, abrogation

a buon mercato = cheap, inexpensive

a casa = at home

a caso = by accident, by chance

accademia = academy

accadere = come about, happen, occur

accanto = beside, alongside, next to

accarezzare = caress, chuck, fondle, stroke

accelerare = accelerate, speed up

acceleratore = accelerator, accelerator pedal

accendere = burn, kindle, light, illuminate, light, switch, turn on

accendino = lighter

accentare = accent, accentuate, stress

accento = accent, stress, accent

accesso = approach

accettabile = acceptable

accettare = accept, receive, take, take in

acciaio = steel

accidente = accident

acciuga = anchovy

acclamare = acclaim, applaud

acclimarsi = become accustomed

accoglienza = acceptance, admission, greeting

accogliere = accept, receive, take, take in

accoglimento = acceptance, admission

accomodamento = accommodation, adjustment, arrangement, accommodation, accord, agreement

accompagnare = accompany

accorciare = abbreviate, shorten

accordo = accord, accordance, agreement, concurrence, accord, accordance, agreement, concurrence, chord, harmony, accommodation, accord, agreement, agreement, consent, permission

accorgersi = descry, perceive

accumulatore = accumulator, battery, storage battery, accumulator, battery, storage battery

accumulazione = accumulation, accumulation, assembly

accusa = accusal, accusation

accusare = accuse

accusato = accused, defendant, accused, defendant

accusatore = accuser

aceto = vinegar

Acheronte = Acheron

Achille = Achilles

acido = acetous, acid, sour, tart

acino = grape

acqua = water

acquaforte = etching

acquisto = acquisition, buy, purchase, taking over

aculeo = sting

acuto = abrasive, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp, acute, nasty

ad alta voce = loudly

Adamo = Adam

adattare = accommodate, adapt, adjust, attune, fix, fit, mount, place, tune

adatto = able, capable, of use, suitable

addio = adieu, farewell, bye, goodbye, farewell, goodbye, good-bye

Ade = Hades

a destra = on the right

Adone = Adonis

adorare = adore, worship

adottare = adopt

adottivo = adopted

adulterio = adultery

adultero = adulterous, adulterer

adulto = adult

ad un tratto = all of a sudden, suddenly

aerare = aerate, air out, give an airing, ventilate

aereo = aeroplane, airplane, plane

aeroplano = aeroplane, airplane, plane

aeroporto = airport, airport

affare = affair, business, business deal, case, matter

affascinante = charming, lovely

affaticare = fag out, fatigue, jade, overdrive, override, tire out, fag out, jade, overdrive, override

affermare = affirm, assent, say yes

afferrare = clutch, grab, grasp, grip, seize

affettazione = affectation

affetto = affection

affezione = affection

affigere = attach, put onto

affilato = abrasive, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp, sharp

affisso = notice, placard, poster

affittare = let, rent out

afflitto = sad, bleak, dismal, dreary, gaunt, miserable, sad, somber, dismal, gaunt, miserable, sad

affluenza = abundance, plenty, crowd, mass, multitude

affrancare = prepay, put on stamps

affrancatura = postage

affrettarsi = go fast, hurry, rush, hurry, rush, hurry

afgano = Afghan, Afghan

Afghanistan = Afghanistan

Africa = Africa

africano = African, African

agente = agent

agenzia = agency

aggettivo = adjectival, adjective

aggiungere = add

aggiustamento = accommodation

aggiustare = accommodate, adapt, adjust, attune, fix, fit, mount, place, tune

aggredire = assault, violate

aggressivo = aggressive

aggressore = aggressor, assailant, attacker

agile = agile

agire = act, take action

agitazione = agitation, commotion

agnello = lamb

ago = needle

agonia = agony, death throes

agosto = August

agricoltore = agrarian, farmer, agrarian, farmer, agrarian, farmer, agrarian, farmer

agricoltura = agriculture

agro = acetous, acid, sour, tart

aguzzo = abrasive, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp

Aiace = Ajax

aiutante = adjutant, aide-de-camp

aiutare = abet, aid, assist, help, accomodate, aid, assist, help

aiuto = aid, help, aid, help

ala = wing

Alasca = Alaska

alba = aurora, dawn, dawn, daybreak

albanese = Albanian, Albanian

Albania = Albania

albergo = hotel

albero = tree, mast, poplar, arbor, shaft, spindle

albicocca = apricot

album = album

alcool = alcohol

alcool denaturato = methylated spirit

alcoolico = alcoholic

alcova = alcove, recess

Alessandria d'Egitto = Alexandria

Alessandro = Alexander

alfabet = alphabet

alfabeto = ABC, alphabet, elements, rudiments, ABC, alphabet

Algeri = Algiers

Algeria = Algeria

algerino = Algerian, Algerian

alice = anchovy

alimentare = feed, nourish

alimento = food, nourishment

alito = breath

alla fine = at last, finally, ultimately

allarme = alarm

allattare = suckle

allegro = cheerful, gay, merry

all'estero = abroad, abroad

allestire = prepare

allettante = attractive

allievo = pupil, scholar

all'indietro = backwards

all'inizio = at first, at the outset, in the beginning

allodola = lark

alloggio = abode, accommodation, dwelling, residence

allora = then

alloro = laurel

allo stesso tempo = at the same time

alludere = allude, hint

allume = alum

almeno = at least

al mese = monthly

Alpi = Alps

Alsazia = Alsace, Elsass, Alsace, Elsass

Alsazia-Lorena = Alsace-Lorraine

alsaziano = Alsatian, Alsatian, Alsatian

alta marea = flood, high tide, high tide

altare = altar

alternativa = alternative, option

altitudine = height, altitude, height

alto = high, lofty, tall

altro = other, another, else

altrove = elsewhere

altura = height

a lungo = a long time, for a long time, long

alveare = beehive

alzare = lever, lift, raise

alzarsi = get up, rise, stand, stand up, get up, rise, stand, stand up

amabile = lovable, charming, lovely

amare = love

amaro = acerbic, bitter

amazzone = Amazon

ambasciata = embassy, embassy, embassy, embassy building

ambasciatore = ambassador

ambientarsi = become accustomed

ambiente = environment, environs, surroundings

ambiguo = ambiguous, ambiguous

ambizione = ambition

ambra gialla = amber

ambulanza = ambulance, field hospital

Amburgo = Hamburg

a memoria = by heart

America = America, America, United States of America, USA

America del Nord = North America

America del Sud = South America

americano = American, American, American, American, US citizen

amianto = asbestos

amica = friend

amicale = friendly

amichevole = affable, friendly, good-natured, kind, friendly

amicizia = friendship

amico = friend

ammalarsi = be taken ill, fall ill

ammazzare = kill, liquidate, slay

amministrare = administer, manage

amministrare gli ultimi sacramenti = administer the last sacraments

amministratore = manager

amministratore delegato = director, manager

amministrazione = administration, management, administration, management, administration, management

ammirabile = admirable

ammiraglio = admiral

ammirare = admire

ammirazione = admiration

ammogliarsi = marry, be married, get married

ammonimento = admonition, exhortation

ammontare a = amount to

ammortizzamento = redemption

ammortizzare = amortize, deaden

ammuffito = mouldy

amnistia = act of grace, amnesty

amo = hook

amore = affection, love

ampolla = bulb

amputare = amputate

analizzare = analyse

analizzatore = analyst, analytical chemist

ananas = pineapple

ananasso = pineapple

anarchia = anarchy

anatema = anathema, ban, excommunication

Anatolia = Anatolia, Asia Minor

anca = hip

anche = also, likewise, too

anche se = even if

ancora = still, yet, anchor, afresh, again, all over again, anew, afresh, again, once more

Andalusia = Andalusia, Andalusia

andaluso = Andalusian, Andalusian

andare = go

andarsene = absent onself, depart, go away, leave

andatura = speed

Ande = Andes

Andorra = Andorra

andorrano = Andorrian, Andorrian

anello = ring

anemia = anaemia

anemone = anemone

angelo = angel

Angola = Angola

angolano = Angolan, Angolese

angolo = angle, corner, angle

angoscia = agony, anguish, fear, fright

angoscioso = afraid, afraid, timid

anguilla = eel

animale = animal, animal, beast

animare = animate

anitra = duck

annaffiare = irrigate, water

annegare = drown

annegarsi = drown

annessione = annexation

anno = year

anno bisestile = leap-year

annoiare = bore

annotazione = grade, note

annuale = annual, yearly

annualmente = yearly

annullare = abjure, abolish, abrogate, annul, cancel, remit

annullare un ordine = cancel, countermand

annunciare = advertise, announce, give notice, communicate, report

Annunciazone = Annunciation, Lady Day

annuncio = ad, advertisement

annunziare = advertise, announce, give notice

annunzio = advice, announcement, communication, message, notice, report

anormale = abnormal

ansia = anxiety

ansietà = anxiety

antartico = Antarctic

Antartide = Antarctic, the Antarctic

antenato = forefather

antenna = aerial, antenna

antibiotico = antibiotic

anticipare = anticipate, think ahead

antico = ancient, antique, old

anticongelante = antifreeze

Antille = Antilles

antisettico = antiseptic

antologia = anthology

antracite = anthracite

Anversa = Antwerp

apatia = apathy

ape = bee

aperto = open

apicoltore = apiarist, bee-keeper, bee-master

apicoltura = bee-keeping

apicultore = apiarist, bee-keeper, bee-master

apicultura = bee-keeping

Apocalisse = Apocalypse

apoplessia = fit, apoplectic fit, seizure, stroke, stroke of apoplexy

apostolo = apostle

apparecchio = apparatus, device, set

apparenza = appearance, aspect, look, sight, view, appearance

apparire = appear, emerge, perform

appartamento = apartment, flat, abode, accommodation, dwelling, residence

appartenere = belong to

appena = barely, hardly, only just, scarcely

Appennini = Apennines

appetito = appetite

appiccicare = glue, stick

appiccicaticcio = sticky, sticky

applaudire = acclaim, applaud, clap

applausi = acclaim, acclamation, approval

applicare = apply, practice

applicazione = industry

appoggiare = abet, support, sustain

appoggiarsi = lean

apposta = deliberately, on purpose

apprestare = finish, prepare

apprezzare = appraise, estimate, rate, appreciate, like

approfittare = profit

approvare = approve

approvazione = acclaim, approval

appuntamento = appointment, date, rendezvous

appuntato = pointed, spiked

appuntito = abrasive, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp

aprile = April

aprire = open, open up

a proposito = by the way

aquila = eagle

Aquisgrana = Aix-la-Chapelle

Arabia = Arabia, Arabia

Arabia Saudita = Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

arabo = Arabian, Arabic, Arab

arachide = peanut

aragosta = lobster

arancia = orange

arancio = orange-tree, orange-tree

aratro = plough

arbitrario = arbitrary

arbitro = arbiter, arbitrator, referee, umpire

arbusto = bush, shrub

Arcadia = Arcadia, Arcadia

Archimede = Archimedes, Archimedes

architetto = architect, architect

archivio = archive

archivista = archivist, keeper of the records, archivist, keeper of the records

arciduca = archduke, archduke

arcivescovo = archbishop

arco = arc, bow

arcobaleno = rainbow

Ardenne = Ardennes

ardente = ablaze, afire, aflame, aglow, ardent

ardere = burn

ardore = glow, heat, passion, fervor, fervour, zeal

arena = arena

Argentina = Argentina

argentino = Argentine

argento = silver

argilla = clay

argomento = argument, plea

aria = air, air, aria, appearance, aspect, look, sight, view, climate, expression, appearance

arieggiare = aerate, air out, give an airing, ventilate

aringa = herring

aristocratico = aristocratic, of noble birth

Aristotele = Aristotle, Aristotle

arma = weapon

armadio = cabinet, closet, cupboard, sideboard

armare = arm

Armenia = Armenia, Armenia

armeno = Armenian, Armenian

arnese = agent, means, tool

arnesi = means

arnia = beehive

aroma = aroma, flavour

a rovescio = backward, on one's back, backwards

arrendersi = capitulate, surrender

arrestare = arrest

arrestato = arrested person, prisoner

arresto = apprehension, arrest, detention

arrischiare = hazard, risk, venture

arrivare = arrive, end up, get, accomplish, achieve, attain, get, reach, come about, happen, occur

arrivederci = bye, goodbye, so long

arrivo = arrival

arrotondare = round, round off

arrugginito = rusty

arruolare = recruit, recruit

arsenale = armoury, arsenal

arte = art

arteria = artery

articolo = article, article

artiglieria = artillery

artiglio = claw

Ascensione = Ascension Day

ascensore = elevator, lift

ascesso = abscess, abscess

ascia = axe

asciugamano = towel

asciutta = nurse, dry-nurse, monthly nurse

ascoltare = listen

asfalto = asphalt

Asia = Asia

Asia Minore = Asia Minor

asiatico = Asian, Asiatic, Asian

asilo = asylum

a sinistra = on the left

asino = ass, donkey

asma = asthma, shortness of breath, wheeziness

asparago = asparagus

aspettare = abide, expect, wait, await, wait for, advert, pay attention, pay attention to, watch out for

aspetto = appearance, aspect, look, sight, view

aspro = abrasive, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp

assai = extremely, quite, very, very much

assale = axis, axle

assalire = assault, violate

assalitore = aggressor, assailant, attacker

assalto = access, aggression, attack

asse = axis, axle, shelf

assediare = besiege

assedio = siege

assegno = check, cheque

assegno bancario = check, cheque

assente = absent, absent

assenza = absence

asserire = assert, state

asserzione = contention, assertion

assicurare = affirm, assure

assicurazione = insurance

assioma = axiom

Assiria = Assyria, Assyria

assiro = Assyrian, Assyrian

Assisi = Assisi

assistente = assistant, lady help, aid, assistant, helper

assistenza = aid, help

assistere = abet, aid, assist, help

asso = ace

assorbire = absorb

assurdo = absurd

astratto = abstract

Atene = Athena, Athene, Athens, Athens

ateniese = Athenian, Athenian

atlantico = Atlantic

Atlantide = Atlantis, Atlantis, Atlantis

atmosfera = atmosphere, atmosphere, ethos, mood

atomo = atom

attaccare = assault, attack

attacco = access, aggression, attack

attendere = advert, pay attention, pay attention to, watch out for

attentato = assault

attento = attentive

attenzione = acuity, advertence, advertency, attention

attirare = attract

attivo = active, active, in action, assets, assets, active, hardworking

attizzatore = firebrand, instigator

atto = act, certificate, diploma, document

attore = actor

attraente = attractive

attrarre = attract, draw

attraversare = cross, go beyond, transfer

attraverso = through, across, beyond, on the other side of

attrice = actress

attuale = current, present, present-day, topical, up-to-date, current, present

augurio = indication, omen, portent, precursor, presage, sign, indication, omen, presage, portent, sign

aurora = aurora, dawn

Australia = Australia

australiano = Australian, Australian

Austria = Austria

austriaco = Austrian, Austrian

autista = chauffeur, driver

auto = automobile, car, motor car

autobus = bus, autobus, omnibus

autocarro = lorry, truck, lorry, truck

autocrate = absolute ruler, autocrat

automa = automoton

automobile = automobile, car, motor car

autore = author, author, writer

autorimessa = garage

autorità = authority

autunno = autumn

avambraccio = lower-arm

avanti = ahead, foreward, on

avaria = damage

avaro = avaricious, miserly, stingy

avena = oats

aver bisogno di = need, require

avere = have, have got, credit

avere fame = be hungry

avere la coincidenza = correspond

aver timore = be afraid of, fear

aviazione = aeronautics, aviation

avido = acquisitive, eager, greedy

avvelenare = poison

avvenire = future, future, future

avventura = adventure

avverbio = adverb

avversione = aversion, dislike, disgust, nausea

avvertire = caution, warn

avvezzarsi = accustom oneself, get used

avvicinarsi = advance, come close, come closer, come on

avviso = ad, advertisement, warning, notification, notice, advice, counsel

avvocato = advocate, barrister, counsel, intercessor, lawyer, solicitor

avvolgere = pack, package, wrap up

Azerbaigian = Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan

azione = achievement, act, action, share, act, certificate, diploma, document, process

azionista = shareholder

Azzorre = Azores

azzurro = blue, sky blue

babordo = port side

bacca = berry

bacca di mirtillo = blueberry

Bacco = Bacchus

baciare = kiss

bacino = basin, bowl, pelvis

bacio = kiss

badare = look after, nurse

badessa = abbess

badia = abbey

baffi = moustache, moustache, whiskers, side-whiskers

bagagliaio = luggage-van

bagaglio = baggage, luggage

bagassa = bagasse

bagnare = irrigate, water, bathe

bagnarsi = bathe, have a bath

bagnato = wet

bagni = spa

bagno = bath

baia = bay

baionetta = bayonet

Balcani = Balkans

balcone = balcony

balena = whale

baleno = lightning

balia = nurse, dry-nurse, monthly nurse

balla = bale

ballare = dance

ballata = ballad, ballade

ballerina = dancer

ballerino = ballet dancer, dancer

balletto = ballet, ballet

ballo = ball, dance, dance

Baltico = Baltic Sea

baluardo = bastion

bambinaia = babysitter

bambino = child, bairn, infant, bairn, child, infant, child

bambola = doll, puppet

bambù = bamboo

banale = commonplace, dismal, trite

banana = banana

banca = bank

bancarotta = bankrupt

banchiere = banker, bank clerk, bank official

banco = desk, writing desk, writing-desk, counter

banconota = bank note, banknote, bank-note

banda = connection, league

bandiera = banner, flag

bandire = exile

bandito = bandit

bar = buffet, bar, pub

baracca = barrack, barn, shack, shanty, shed

barba = beard

barbabietola = beet

barbaforte = horse-radish, horseradish

barbaro = barbaric, barbaric, barbarian

barbiere = barber

barca = boat

barella = stretcher, stretcher

barile = barrel

barometro = barometer

barone = baron

barra = pole, rod

barriera = barrier

basare = base

base = base, basis

Basilea = Basel, Basle

bassa marea = low tide

basso = low, shallow, superficial, superficial

bastardo = bastard

bastare = suffice

bastione = bastion

battaglia = action, battle, scuffle, struggle

battaglione = battalion

battere = beat, hit, strike

battere le mani = acclaim, applaud, clap

batteria = battery, battery

batterio = bacterium

battesimo = baptism, christening

battezzare = baptize, christen

baule = trunk

bazar = bazaar, fair, market

becco = beak, bill

Befana = Epiphany, Twelfth-night

belare = bleat

belga = Belgian

Belgio = Belgium, Belgium

bellezza = beauty

bellino = pretty

bello = beautiful, fine, handsome, lovely

benche = though, although

bene = okay, well

bene arrivate = welcome

beneficio = gain, profit, advantage, benefit

benevole = affable, friendly, good-natured, kind

benvenuto = welcome

benzina = gasolene, gasoline, petrol

bere = drink

beretta = beret

Berlino = Berlin

bestemmiare = blaspheme, cuss, curse, swear

bestia = animal, beast

betulla = birch

bevanda = beverage, drink

biancheria da letto = bed-clothes, bedding

bianco = blank, white, white, white

biasimare = condemn, disapprove, disapprove of, rebuke

biasimevole = blameworthy, censurable, condemnable, objectionable

Bibbia = Bible

bibita = beverage, drink

biblioteca = library

bibliotecario = librarian

bicchiere = glass, goblet

bicicletta = bike, cycle, bicycle, bike, bicycle

bigio = grey

biglietto = bill, ticket, note

biglietto d'andata e ritorno = return-ticket

bilancia = scales

bilancio = balance sheet, budget

bile = bile, gall

biliardo = billiards

biondo = blond, fair

Birmania = Burma

birra = ale, beer

bisbigliare = whisper

biscotto = bicuit, biscuit, cookie

bisnonna = great-grandmother

bisnonno = great-grandfather

bisogno = need, want

bistecca = steak, beefsteak

bloccare = block, blockade

blocco = block, pad

blu = blue

blusa = blouse

blu scuro = dark blue

boa = beacon

bocca = mouth, mouth

boccale = goblet

boia = hangman, executioner, torturer

bolla = blister

bollire = boil

bollo = stamp, postage stamp

bomba = bomb

bomba atomica = atom bomb

bomba incendaria = incendiary bomb

Borgogna = Burgundy, Burgundy

borsa = bag, sack

bosco = forest, woods

bottiglia = bottle

bracchio = arm, arm

braccialetto = bracelet, bracelet

bramoso = acquisitive, eager, greedy

branchia = gill

Brasile = Brazil

brasiliano = Brazilian

Bretagna = Bretagne, Brittany

breve = concise

brezza = breeze, breeze

brigante = bandit

brigata = detachment

brillante = bright, brilliant

brillare = shine

brillo = drunk, intoxicated

brocca = jug, pitcher

bronzo = bronze

bruciare = burn, burn down

bruco = caterpillar

bruno = brown

brusco = brutal, gruff, harsh, rough, sour, surly, unkind, unpleasant

buca delle lettere = letterbox, mailbox

buco = hole

bue = ox

bufalo = buffalo

bugia = lie

buio = bleak, dark, dismal, dreary

buonanotte = good night

buona notte = good night

buonasera = good evening

buongiorno = good morning, good day

buono = good, nice, okay

burro = butter

burrone = abyss, chasm, gulf, precipice

bussola = compass

busta = envelope

cabina = cabin

cacao = cocoa

cacciare = chase, hunt

cacciavite = screwdriver

cacto = cactus

caffé = coffee

caffettiera = coffee-pot

Caino = Cain

Cairo = Cairo

calce = lime

calcestruzzo = concrete

calco = cast

calcolare = calculate, count, figure, work out

caldaia = steam-boiler

calderotto = boiler, cauldron, kettle

caldo = warm

calice = goblet

callo = corn

calmare = appease, calm, quiet, soothe, still

calmo = calm, tranquil

calore = heat

calunniare = slander

calzolaio = shoemaker, shoemaker

calzoni = pants, trousers

cambiale = bill of exchange, draft

cambiamento = alteration, change, conversion, transformation, about-face, alteration, change, conversion, transformation

cambiare = change, turn

cambiarsi = change

camera = chamber, room

camera da letto = bedroom

cameriera = maid

cameriere = waiter

camion = lorry, truck, lorry, truck

camminare = go, march, walk, go, ride, travel

cammino = road, route, way

campagna = country, countryside

campana = bell

campione = sample, specimen, champion

campo = field, field, field, field, field, field

camposanto = cemetery, God's acre, graveyard

Canadà = Canada, Canada

Canarie = Canary Islands

candela = plug, spark plug

cane = dog

canna = fishing rod, fishing rod

cantante = singer, female singer, singer

cantare = sing

cantoniere = signalman

canzone = song

CAP = postal code, ZIP code

capace = able, capable, of use, suitable

capacità = ability

capanna = cabin, hut, shack

capelli = hair, hair, hairs

capire = understand, realize

capitale = fund

capitano = captain, captain

capo = boss, chief, leader, chief, boss

capocuoco = chef

capostazione = station-master

capotreno = guard

capoverso = paragraph

cappellano militare = chaplain, army chaplain, padre

cappotta = bonnet, hood

Cappuccetto Rosso = Little Red Ridinghood

capra = she-goat, goat

Capricorno = Capricorn

capro becco = he-goat

carattere = character, nature, character, nature

caratteristico = characteristic

carbone = coal

carciofo = artichoke

caricare = accuse, strech, wind up, burden, load

carico = burden, charge, load

carino = affable, friendly, good-natured, kind, beautiful, fine, handsome, lovely

carnagione = complexion

carne = flesh, meat

carne di montone = mutton

carne di vitello = veal

caro = dear, lovely, costly, dear, expensive, pricey

carota = carrot

carta = card, map, menu, paper

carta asciugante = blotter, blotting paper

carta assorbente = blotter, blotting paper

Cartagine = Carthage

carta igienica = toilet-paper

cartellone = notice, placard, poster

cartolina illustrata = picture postcard

cartolina postale = postcard

casa = house, house, home

cascata = waterfall, waterfall

casellante = signalman

caserma = barracks, barracks

caso = accidence, chance, hazard, affair, case, matter

cassa = jug, box, container, vessel

cassa sa morto = coffin

casseruola = casserole, saucepan

cassetto = drawer

castagna = chestnut, horse-chestnut

castagno = chestnut-tree, chestnut-tree

castello = castle

castigare = punish

Castiglia = Castile, Castile

catalogo = catalogue, directory

catedrale = cathedral

catena = chain

Catone = Cato

catrame = tar

cattivo = bad, miserable, nasty, poor, airy-fairy, frolic, frolicsome, petulant

causa = cause, reason

causare = activate, cause, give rise to

cauto = careful, cautious

cavalletta = grasshopper, locust, grasshopper

cavallo = horse

cavallo vapore = horsepower

cavatappi = corkscrew

caviglia = ankle

cavo = cable, concave, hollow

cavolfiore = cauliflower

cavolo = cabbage

cazzo = cock, prick

cecita = blindness

Cecoslocacchia = Czechoslovakia

Cecoslovacchia = Czechoslovakia

cedere = cede, give in, give up, give way, relinquish, yield

cedola = coupon

celebrare = celebrate

celebre = famous, famous

cena = evening meal, supper

cenere = ash, cinder

Ceneri = Ash Wednesday

censura = censor

centesimo = cent

centimetro = centimetre

cento = hundred, one hundred

centrale = central

centro = centre

Cerbero = Cerberus, Cerberus

cercare = look for, seek

certamente = certainly

certificato attestato = certificate, testimony

certo = certain, sure

cervello = brain

Cesare = Caesar

cessare = cease, stop

cessione = abandonment

cesso = toilet

cestino dei rifiuti = garbage can

cestino per la carta = paper-basket

cesto = basket

cetriolino = gherkin

champagne = champagne

che = that, than

chiacchierare = chat, chatter

chiacchierone = chatterbox, tattler, telltale

chiamare = call, call, summon

chiamarsi = be called

chiamata = parade, roll-call, parade, roll-call

chiaro = evident, obvious

chiatta = barge, barge, Rhine barge

chiave = key, wrench, adjustable wrench, spanner

chicco d'uva = grape

chiedere = ask, ask for, beg, bid, request

chiesa = church, church-building, house of worship, place of worship

chiglia = keel

chimica = chemistry, chemistry

chimico = chemist, chemist

chiocciola = snail, atpersand, commercial-at sign, snail

chiodo = nail

chirurgo = surgeon, surgeon

chitarra = guitar

chiudere = close, shut

chiuso = closed, shut

ciao = hello

cibo = food, nourishment

cibreo = ragout, stew

ciclomotore = moped

cieco = blind, blind, sightless person

cielo = heaven, sky

Cile = Chile

ciliegia = cherry

ciliegio = cherry-tree, cherry-tree

cilindro = cylinder, roller

cima = summit, surface, top

cimitero = cemetery, God's acre, graveyard

Cina = China, China, China

cinema = cinema, movie theatre

cinese = cinema, Chinaman, Chinese

cinghiale = wild boar

cinquanta = fifty

cinque = five

cintura = belt, zone, belt, girdle

cioccolata = chocolate

cioé = that is

cipolla = onion

cipollina = chive

cipresso = cypres

Cipro = Cyprus

circa = about, approximately

circo = circus

circolo = circle

circondare = surround

circondario = district, district, district, neighbourhood, quarter

citare = cite, quote

citazione = citation, quotation

città = city, town

Città del Capo = Cape Town

cittadella = citadel

Città del Messico = Mexico City

Città del Vaticano = Vatican City

cittadinanza = nationality, nationality

ciuco = ass, donkey

civile = civil, civilian, non-military

cliente = buyer, client, purchaser, client, customer

clima = climate

cloro = chlorine

coccodrillo = crocodile

coda = tail

codardia = cowardice, cowardice

codice = code

codice di avviamento postale = postal code, ZIP code

cognac = brandy, cognac

cognata = sister-in-law

cognato = brother-in-law

cognome = surname

coincidenza = connection

coito = coition

colazione = breakfast, dinner, midday meal

colle = hill

collega = college

collegio = colleague

collera = anger

collina = hill

collo = neck

colono = agrarian, farmer

colore = colour, dye

colpevole = guilty

colpire = hit, knock, strike, catch, hit, run across, strike

colpo = blow

coltello = knife

coltivare = cultivate, grow

comandante = commander

comando = command

combattere = be at loggerheads, tussle, fight

come = as, how, like, such as

come se = as if, as though, in a way

comico = comic, comical, funny

cominciare = begin, commence, start, begin, commence, start

comitato = committee

commedia = comedy

commerciante = merchant, businessman, merchant

commercio = business, commerce, trade, business, trade

commestibile = edible

commettere = achieve, act, do, make, perform

commissario = chief of police, purser

comodo = comfortable

compagnia = company, company, gang, squad, circle, club, society

compare = godfather

comperare = buy, purchase, take over, buy, purchase, buy

compiere = accomplish, achieve, keep, observe, perform

compitare = spell

compito = job, assigned job, task

compleanno = anniversary, birthday

completamente = completely, entirely, through, completely, fully

completare = complete

completo = absolute, complete, entire, overall, whole

complimento = compliment

comportarsi = behave, conduct oneself

compositore = composer

compra = acquisition, buy, purchase, taking over

comprare = buy, purchase, take over, buy, purchase, buy

compratore = buyer, client, purchaser, client, customer

comprendere = understand, realize

comprensibile = understandable

compromesso = accommodation

computer = computer

comune = common, joint

comunicare = communicate, report

comunicato = advice, announcement, communication, message, notice, report

comunista = communist

concernere = about, concerning, concern

concerto = concert

conchiglia = shell

concimare = fertilize

conciso = concise

concludere = abstract, deduce, gather, abstract, induce, gather, infer, make a contract

conclusione = conclusion, inference

concordare = accede, agree, consent

concorrenza = competition

concorso = competition, contest

condannare = condemn, sentence

condotta = behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment

condotto = barrel, channel, pipe, tube

condurre = conduct, direct, guide, head, lead

condursi = behave, conduct oneself

conferenza = conference

confermare = acknowledge, confirm, corroborate

confessare = acknowledge, admit, confess, profess, acknowledge, admit, confess, profess, confess

confessione = acknowledgement, admission, confession, acknowledgement, admission, confession, confession

confetto = bonbon, bon-bon

confine = boundary, frontier, limit

conflitto = conflict

confrontare = compare

confuso = dazed, perplexed, upset

congedo = farewell, goodbye, good-bye

congelare = freeze

congiungere = join, unite

congiunto = affined, akin, related

congresso = congress, convention

coniglio = rabbit

coniugi = couple, married people

conoscenza = acquaintance, knowledge

conoscenze = know how

conoscere = be acquainted with, know

conosciuto = well-known

conquistare = conquer

consapevolezza = awareness, consciousness

consegna = delivery

conservare = conserve, keep, maintain, preserve

conservatorio = academy of music

conservazione = conservation, maintenance, preservation, retention

considerare = account, consider, esteem, regard, take into account

considerato che = as, because, for, since

considerazione = esteem, regard

considerevole = considerable, sizable

consigliare = advise, counsel

consigliere = counsellor

consiglio = advice, counsel

consolare = comfort, console

consolato = consulate

console = consul

consorti = couple, married people

constatare = ascertain, establish, take note

consueto = accustomed, customary, used to, usual, wonted

consulto = consultation

contabile = book-keeper

contabilità = accounting, book-keeping

contadino = agrarian, farmer, farmer

contagio = contagion, contamination, infection

contagioso = catching, contagious, infectious

contante = cash, in cash

contare = count

contatto = contact

contenere = comprise, contain, include

contento = contented, pleased, satisfied

contenuto = contents, contents

contestare = challenge, question

continuare = continue, go on, proceed with

continuo = abiding, lasting

conto = account

conto bancario = bank account, banking account

contraddire = contradict

contrasto = contrast

contratto = contract

contravvenzione = fine, minutes, protocol

contribuire = contribute

contributo = contribution

contribuzione = tax

contro = across from, against, in exchange for, opposed to, opposite, upon

controllare = audit, check, check up on, supervise, verify

controlore = checker, controller

convegno = assemblage, gathering, meeting

conveniente = appropriate, becoming, seemly, suitable

convenire = befit, be fitting, agree

conversazione = conversation

convertire = convert

convertito = convert, proselyte, convert, proselyte

convincere = convince, persuade

convocare = convoke

coperta = deck, cover, hood, lid, blanket

coperto = covered

copiare = copy

coprire = cover

coraggio = courage

Corano = Koran

Corea = Korea

coricarsi = go to bed

corno = hooter, horn, klaxon

corpo = body

correggere = correct

corrente = current, flow, stream

correre = run

corretto = correct, right

corridoio = corridor, passage

corsia = road, route, way

Corsica = Corsica, Corsica

corteccia = bark, bast

cortese = affable, friendly, good-natured, kind, courteous, polite, well-mannered

cortesia = politeness

cortile = court, yard, courtyard

cortina = curtain

corto = brief, short

corvo = raven

cosa = thing, article, object, thing

coscia = thigh

cosciente = aware, conscious

coscienza = awareness, consciousness

così = so, such, thus

così così = so so

costa = coast, seaside, shore

costante = constant, continual, permanent, sustained

costare = cost

costola = rib

costoletta = cutlet

costoso = costly, dear, expensive, pricey

costretto a letto = bedridden, confined to one's bed, laid up

costringere = compel, force

costruire = build, construct

costume = costume, outfit, suit, custom, habit, way

costume da bagno = bathing suit, bathing-suit

cotto = cooked

covare = incubate, sit

cranio = skull

cravatta = tie, necktie

credere = account, accredit, believe, deem

credito = credit

crema = cream

Cremlino = Kremlin

crepa = crack, crevice, burst, crack, flaw

crepuscolo = dusk, dusk, twilight

crescere = accrue, grow

crescimento = accretion, growth

cresta = coping

creta = chalk

cricco = jack

crisi = crisis, depression, emergency

cristiano = Christian

Cristo = Christ

critica = criticism

criticare = censure, criticize

critico = judge

Croazia = Croatia, Croatia

croce = cross

crudele = cruel

crudo = crude, raw, rough

cubo = die

cucchiaio = spoon

cucina = kitchen

cugina = cousin

cugino = cousin

culla = cradle, place of birth

cuoca = cook, female cook

cuocere = bake

cuoio = leather

cuore = heart

cura = care, concern

curare = attend, nurse, tend to

curato = pastor, vicar, clergyman, pastor, priest

curioso = agog, inquisitive, agog, inquisitive

curva = bend, curve

curvarsi = stoop, bend, stoop

curvo = bent, curved

cuscino = cushion

dabbasso = below, underneath

dado = die

Dalmazia = Dalmatia, Dalmatia

d'altronde = as for the rest, besides, for the rest, moreover, what's more, besides, in addition, moreover

Damasco = Damascus

da molto = a long time, for a long time, long

danese = Dane

Danimarca = Denmark

danneggiare = damage, damage, injure, spoil

danno = damage

Danubio = Danube

danza = dance

dappertutto = all about, everywhere

dapprima = at first, at the outset, in the beginning, first, firstly, first of all

dapprincipio = at first, at the outset, in the beginning

da qui = from here, hence, from here, hence

dar del tu a = thee and thou

dare = give

dare in appalto = invite tenders for, put out to tender

data = date

datare = date

dattero = date, date

dattilografa = stenotypist, female stenotypist

davanti = ahead, formerly, previously

davvero = absolutely, genuinly, indeed, really, truly

dazio consumo = excise, excise-duty

debilitare = weaken

debito = debt

debole = faint, light, weak

decente = decent, fitting, proper, suitable

decidere = decide

decimetro = decimetre

decisione = decision

decisivo = decisive, decisive

declinare = decline, go back, fall off

decorare = adorn, decorate, ornament

decrepito = decayed, decrepit, dilapidated, lapsed, rickety

decreto = decree, decision, judgement

dedurre = abstract, deduce, gather, abstract, induce, gather, infer

deficiente = backward, mentally deficient, retarded

definire = define, determine

definitivo = definite, definitive

definito = defining, determining

delegato = delegate, delegate, deputy, representative

delfino = dolphin

deliberazione = decision, judgement

delicato = dainty, delicate, fine, refined

delimitare = mark out, trace, trace out

delitto = crime

delle Antille = Antillian

democratico = democratic

demolire = break down, demolish, pull down, take down

demolizione = demolition, demolition

demonio = devil

denaro = money

denso = concentrated, dense, thick

dentatura = teeth

denti = teeth

dentista = dentist

dentro = a, in, inside, into, on, per, within, inside

denuncia = accusation

denunciare = accuse, denounce

deperire = decline, go back, fall off

deputato = delegate, delegate, deputy, representative

derivare = derive

derubare = rob

descrivere = describe

deserto = desert

desiderabile = desirable

desiderare = desire, wish

desiderio = desire, want, wish

despota = despot

dessert = dessert

destinare = destine, earmark, ordain

destinario = consignee, recipient

destra = right-hand side

destrezza = expertness, skilfulness, skill, skillfulness

destro = right, righthand, adroit, clever, dexterous, skillful, direct, straight

detenuto = arrested person, prisoner

determinato = defining, determining

detestare = abhor, abominate, loathe

dettaglio = detail

di = by, from, of, on, since, from, of, than

diabolico = diabolical, devilish

dialetto = dialect

diamante = diamond

diario = diary

diarrea = diarrhoea

diavolo = devil

di buon'ora = early

dicembre = December

dichiarazione = declaration, proclamation, statement

diciannove = nineteen

diciasette = seventeen

diciotto = eighteen

di dietro = behind

dieci = ten

dieta = diet

dietro = behind, after, after, behind, afterwards, next, subsequently

di fatto = actually, as a matter of fact, indeed, in fact

difendere = defend

difesa = defence, defense

difetto = damage

differente = different

difficile = difficult, hard, inconvenient

di là = from there, thence

dilettante = amateur, fancier

diligenza = industry

di loro = their

di mattina = in the morning

di meno in meno = less and less

dimensione = dimension, measurement

dimenticare = forget

diminuire = abate, decrease, diminish, go down, drop, fall

dimorare = dwell, live

dinamite = dynamite

di nascosto = behind one's back, underhand

di nuovo = afresh, again, all over again, anew, afresh, again, once more

dio = god

di ogni genere = all sorts, all sorts of, miscellaneous, of all sorts

dipendente = dependent

dipendere = depend

dipendere da = be dependent on, depend onldepend upon

dipingere = paint

di più in più = increasingly, more and more

diploma = diploma

diplomatico = diplomat

di quando in quando = now and then

dire = say, tell

dire addio = say goodbye, say goodbye to, take leave, take leave from

direttamente = at once, instantly, immediately, without delay

direttore = manager, director, manager

direzione = administration, management, administration, management

dirigere = administer, manage

dirimpetto = opposite

diritto = right

disapprovare = condemn, disapprove, disapprove of, rebuke

disapprovazione = censure, condemnation, disapprobation, disapproval

discendente = offspring, successor

discendenza = lineage

discendere = accrue, come, derive, originate, result

disco = grammophone disc

discreto = discrete

discutere = discuss, discuss

disegnare = design, draw

disegno = design, drawing

di sera = in the evening

disfatta = defeat

disgrazia = accident

disimparare = unlearn

disintegrazione nukleare = fission

disonesto = nasty

di sopra = above, on top, overhead, upstairs

disponibile = available

disporre = absorb, have at one's disposal

disposizione = disposition

disposto = inclined

disprezzare = despise

disputare = challenge, question

dissoluto = lawless, licentious, riotous

distante = distant, far, remote

distanza = distance, offset

distillare = distil

distinguere = distinguish

distinto = clear, distinct, plain

distretto = district, district, district, neighbourhood, quarter

distribuire = distribute

distruggere = destroy, quash

disturbare = bother, disturb, hinder, trouble

dito = finger

dito del piede = toe

diversamente = differently, else

divertente = amusing, entertaining, funny

divertimento = entertainment, amusement, fun

divertire = amuse

dividere = divide, separate, share

divisione = section

divorzio = divorce

dizionario = dictionary, vocabulary

doccia = shower

documento = act, certificate, diploma, document, document, paper

dodici = twelve

dogana = customs

dolce = gentle, soft, sweet, tender

dolore = ache, pain

doloroso = painful

domanda = question, appeal, entreaty, supplication

domandare = ask

domani = tomorrow

domani sera = tomorrow evening

domattina = tomorrow morning

domenica = Sunday

dominare = control, govern, restrain, rule

donna = woman

dono = gift, present

dopo = behind, after, after, behind, afterwards, next, subsequently, beyond, next, then, thereafter

dopodomani = the day after tomorrow

doppio = double, dual

dormire = be asleep, sleep

dorso = back

dose = dose

dotato = gifted, talented, gifted, talented

dote = dowry

dotto = scholar, scholar

dottore = doctor, doctor, physician

dovere = duty, obligation, owe

dozzina = dozen

drago = dragon

dragone = dragon

dubbioso = doubtful

dubitare = doubt

Dublino = Dublin

due = two

duellare = be at loggerheads, tussle, fight

due volte = twice

duomo = cathedral

dura = hard

durante = for, during, whereas, while, whilst

durare = continue, endure, keep on, last

durevole = abiding, lasting

duro = hard

ecc. = etc.

eccetera = and so on, et cetera

eccetto = apart from, but, except, other than, bar, barring, except for, subject to, without prejudice

ecclesiastico = clergyman

edificio = building

edizione della sera = evening paper

efficace = effective, effectual, efficacious

Egitto = Egypt

egoistico = self-interested, selfish

eguaglianza = draw, equality

eguale = equal, even, level

elefante = elephant

elegante = elegant

eleggere = choose, elect, pick out

elemento = element

elemosina = alms, charity

elettricità = electricity

elettronico = electronic

elica = helix, propeller

energia atomica = atomic energy

energico = energetic

enorme = enormous, enormous, huge, immense

entrare = go in, enter, perform

entrata = entrance, portal

entusiasmo = alacrity, enthusiasm

Eolo = Aeolus

Epifania = Epiphany, Twelfth-night

epopea = epic poem

equatore = equator

equilibrio = equilibrium, equilibrium

equipaggio = crew

equivoco = ambiguous, ambiguous

erba = grass, grass, herb, grass

ereditare = inherit

ereditario = hereditary

errare = err, make a mistake

errore = aberration, error, mistake

erudito = scholar, scholar

esagerare = exaggerate

esame = investigation, examination, test

esaminare = examine

esatto = accurate, on time, prompt, punctual, exact

esausto = exhausted, tired out, worn out

esca = bait

escludere = exclude

eseguire = accomplish, achieve, keep, observe, perform

esempio = example

esercito = army, army

esercizio = exercise, practice

esiliare = exile

esiliato = exile

esilio = exile

esistenza = existence

esistere = exist

esitare = hesitate, hesitate, waver

esito = result

esortazione = admonition, exhortation

esposizione = exhibition, exposition

esserer d'accordo = accede, agree, consent

essere seduto = sit

essere utile = avail

est = east, East

estate = summer

esteriore = exterior

esterne = external, outer, outside

estero = foreign country

estinguibile = redeemable, repayable

estorcere = extort, wrest, wring

estremamente = extremely, most

estremo = extreme

esule = exile

età = age

eterno = eternal

etichetta = etiquette

Etiopia = Abyssinia, Ethiopia

Europa = Europa, Europe, Europa, Europe, Europa

europeo = European

Eva = Eva

evidente = evident, obvious

evidentemente = apparently, obviously

evitare = avoid, evade

... fa = ... ago

fabbisogno = need, want

fabbrica = factory, factory

fabbricare = fabricate, manufacture

faccenda = affair, business, business deal, case, matter

facchino = porter

faccia = face

facile = easy, facile

faggio = beech

fagiano = pheasant

fagiolo = haricot

fagiuolo = haricot

falce = scythe

fallimento = bankrupt, bankruptcy, failure

falso = false

fame = hunger

famigerato = of ill repute

famiglia = family

famoso = famous, famous

fanale posteriore = rear-lamp, rear-light, tail-light

fanatico = fanatical

fanciullo = child, bairn, infant

fango = mud, mud, slime

fantasia = fantasy

far bollire = boil

fare = achieve, act, do, make, perform

fare il pugilato = box

fare sciopero = strike

farfalla = butterfly

far fronte a = confront, face, confront, stand up to, withstand

far la barba = shave

far la birra = brew

farmacia = chemist's shop, drugstore

farmacista = chemist

far male = ache, be painful, hurt

faro = lighthouse

fascicolo = exercise-book, folder, notebook

fascino = charm

fata = fairy

fatto = fact

fattoria = estate, farm, property, ranch

fattura = account, bill, invoice

fava = bean

favola = fairy tale

favorire = favor, favour

febbraio = February

febbre = ague, fever

fecondo = fertile, fertile, fruitful

fedele = faithful, faithful, loyal

fegato = liver

felice = fortunate, happy

felicitare = congratulate

femminile = female, feminine, female

fendere = split

ferire = hurt, wound

ferita = injury, wound

fermare = halt, stop, stop

fermarsi = halt, come to a halt, stop

fermata = stop

fermo = fixed

ferro = iron

ferro da stiro = iron, flat-iron

ferrovia = railroad, railway

fessura = crack, crevice, burst, crack, flaw

festa = celebration, festival, party

fetta di pane = bread and butter

fiaba = fairy tale

fiaccola = torch

fiamma = flame

fiammifero = match

fianciullo = bairn, child, infant, child

fianco = side

fico = fig-tree, fig, fig-tree

fidanzata = bride, fiancée

fiducia = confidence, faith, trust, confidence

fieno = hay

fiero = proud

figlia = daughter

figlio = son

figliola = daughter

figliolo = son

figliuola = daughter

figura = figure, diagram, image, picture, representation

figurarsi = fancy, imagine

film = film, motion picture, movie

filo = wire, thread

filosofo = philosopher

filtro = filter

finalmente = at last, finally, ultimately

finanziario = financial

fine = end, ending

finestra = window

finire = accomodate, end, finish, terminate

finito = completed, done, finished, over, through

finlandese = Finn

Finlandia = Finland

fiore = bloom, flower

fiore della farina = flour, meal

Firenze = Florence

firma = signature

firmare = sign

fisarmonica = accordion

fischiare = whistle

fisico = physical

fissare = attach, determine, fasten, fix, affix, make fast, secure, gaze, peer, stare

fissato = defining, determining

fiume = river

flanella = flannel

flauto = flute

fluire = flow

foca = seal, sea-dog

foco = focus

foglia = leaf, sheet

foglio = leaf, sheet

folla = accumulation, crowd, heap, mass, multitude, pile, crowd, mass, multitude

fondamento = element, foundation

fondare = base

fondere = erect, establish, found

fondo = fund, background, bottom, foundation, ground, deep, profound

fontana = fountain

fonte = fountain, source, spring

fonte battesimale = font, baptismal font

forbici = scissors

forestiere = foreigner

formaggio = cheese

formale = formal

formica = ant, emmet

formula = formula

formulare = formulate

fornaio = baker, baker

forse = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

forte = strong, loudly

fortuna = fortune

forza = force, strength, vigour

forza attrativa = attraction

forzare = compel, force

fotografia = photography

fotografo = photograph, photograph

fragola = strawberry

francese = French, Frenchman

Francia = France

francobollo = stamp, postage stamp

frangia = frindge

fra poco = soon, at once, immediately, just, right away, right now

frase = sentence

frassino = ash

fratellastro = half-brother, step-brother

fratello = brother

freccia = wisdom

freddo = bleak, chilly, cold

frenare = brake

freno = brake

frequentemente = frequently, often, regularly

fresco = fresh, recent, cool

fretta = haste, haste

friggere = fry

frizione = clutch

fronte = forehead

frontiera = boundary, frontier, limit

frumento = wheat

frutta = fruit

frutteto = orchard

fucilare = shoot dead

fucile = gun, rifle

fuga = flight, run

fuggire = abscond, flee, run away

fumaiuolo = chimney, smokestack

fumare = smoke

fumatori = smokers

fumo = smoke

fungo = fungus, mushroom

funzionario = officer, official

funzione = function, function, job, office, post

fuoco = fire

fuori = abroad, out, outside

furgone = van

furibondo = furious

furioso = furious

furto = abstraction, theft

gabbiano = seagull

gabinetto = toilet

galleria = gallery

Galles = Wales

gallina = chicken, fowl

gallo = cock, rooster

galoppare = gallop

gamba = leg, leg, paw

gambero = crayfish

garanzia = guarantee, warrant

garofano = carnation, pink

gas = gas

gatto = cat

gavitello = beacon

gazza = magpie

gelare = freeze

gelo = freezing cold, frost, frost

gelosia = jealousy

gelso = mulberry-tree, mulberry-tree

gemelli = twin, twin

gemere = groan, moan

generale = general, usual

generalmente = generally

generazione = generation, offspring, offspring

genere = kind, sort

genero = son-in-law

gengiva = gum, gum

genitori = parents

genitori adottivi = foster-parents

gennaio = January

Genova = Genoa

gente = people

geografia = geography

Gerico = Jericho

Germania = Germany

Gerusalemme = Jerusalem, Jerusalem

gestione = administration, management, administration, management

gesto = gesture

Gesù = Jesus

gettare = throw

ghiaccio = ice

ghianda = acorn

già = already, by now, yet

giallo = yellow, yellow

Giappone = Japan

giapponese = Japanese

giardiniere = gardener

giardino = garden

giardino zoologico = zoo

Ginevra = Geneva

ginocchio = knee

giocare = play, play

gioia = gladness, joy, gladness, joy

gioielliere = jeweller, jeweller

Giordania = Jordan

Giordano = Jordan

giornale = daily paper, journal, newspaper

giornale della sera = evening paper

giornaliero = daily

giornalista = journalist, female journalist, journalist

giorno = day

Giosuè = Joshua

giovane = young

giovare = avail

Giove = Jove, Jupiter

giovedì = Thursday

giraffa = giraffe

girare = turn

giú = below, underneath

giudicare = judge

giudice = judge

giudizio = judgment

giugno = June

Giunone = Juno

giuocattolo = toy

giuoco = game

giuramento = oath

giurare = swear

Giuseppe = Joseph

giustamente = exactly, exactly, sharp

giusto = exactly, exactly, sharp

gli = the

globo = ball, ball-bearing, globe

goccia = drip, drop

gola = throat

gomito = elbow

gomma = rubber, tyre, tire, tyre, rubber

gorga = throat

governare = control, govern, restrain, rule

governo = administration, government

gradevole = affable, friendly, good-natured, kind, agreeable, enjoyable, lovely, nice, pleasant

grado = degree, grade

granaio = barn, shed, stand

granata = broom

Gran Bretagna = Britain, Great Britain

granchiolino = prawn

grande = big, great, large

grandezza = size

grandine = hail

granturco = corn, Indian corn, maize, mealies

grasso = fat, fatty, greasy, fat, grease

gratitudine = gratitude, gratitude

grato = thankful

grave = important, serious

grazie = gratitude, thanks

grazioso = affable, friendly, good-natured, kind, lovable, pretty, charming, lovely

Grecia = Greece

greco = Greek, Greek

gridare = cry out, scream, shout

grido = cry, shout

grigio = grey

Groenlandia = Greenland, Greenland

grosso = bold, corpulent, fat, thick

gruppo = are, bevy, collection, group, heap, herd, set, bevy, collection, group, heap, herd, set, group

guadagnare = earn, gain, win

guadagno = accession, acquisition, gain, gain, profit, advantage, benefit

guancia = cheek

guanciale = pillow

guardare = consider, deem, look, look at, regard, view, watch

guardaroba = cloakroom

guardia = policeman

guarire = care for, cure, treat

guarnigione = garrison

Guascogna = Gascony, Gascony

guerra = war

gufo = owl

guidare = conduct, direct, guide, head, lead

Guinea = Guinea

gustare = taste

gusto = taste

i = the

Iddio = God

idea = idea, notion

idolo = idol

idoneo = able, capable, of use, suitable

ieri = yesterday

ieri l'altro = the day before yesterday

ieri sera = last night

ignorante = addled, foolish, stupid

il = the

il giorno dei Morti = All Souls' Day

illuminare = enlighten, illuminate, illuminate, light

illustrazione = image, picture

imbarcare = put off, send about his business

imboccatura = mouth, mouth

imbroglio = swindle, swindling

imbroglione = cheat, deceiver, imposter

imitare = imitate

immagine = image, picture, imagination

immediatamente = at once, immediately, just, right away, right now

imparare = learn

imparare a memoria = memorize

imparentato = by marriage, related by marriage

impaurire = deter, discourage, scare

impedire = bar, hinder, inhibit, prevent

impero = empire

impertinente = impertinent

impiegare = make use of, turn to good account, utilize, employ, use, make use of

impiegato = employee, officer, official

impiego = function, job, office, post, use

importante = important, serious

importanza = concern

importo = amount, sum

impossibile = impossible

imposta = tax

impresa = enterprise

improvvisamente = all of a sudden, suddenly

imputato = accused, defendant, accused, defendant

imputazione = accusal, accusation

incanto = charm

in casa = at home

inchiostro = ink

incidente = accident

incinta = pregnant, with young

incitare = abet, excite, incite, provoke, rouse, stimulate, stir up

incontrare = come across, encounter, meet, see

incontro = encounter

incoraggiamento = encouragement

incredibile = incredible

incriminazione = accusal, accusation

incudine = anvil

indecente = aggravating

India = India

indiano = Indian, American Indian

indiano americano = Indian, American Indian

indicare = indicate, suggest

indicazione = indication

indietreggiare = go back, go backwards

indietro = backward, backwards, backwards

indirizzare = address

indirizzario = address list

indirizzo = address

indivia = endive

Indocina = Indo-China, Indo-China

indole = character, nature, character, nature

indulgenza = indulgence

inezia = trifle

infatti = absolutely, genuinly, indeed, really, truly

infedele = unfaithful

infelice = unhappy

infermiera = nurse

infettare = infect, communicate

infettivo = catching, contagious, infectious

infezione = infection

in fondo = behind

informare = acquaint, inform, report

ingaggiare = recruit, recruit

ingannare = cheat, deceive

inganno = swindle, swindling

ingegnere = engineer

ingegno = aptitude, disposition, talent, aptitude, disposition, talent

Inghilterra = England

inginocchiarsi = kneel, kneel, kneel, kneel

inglese = English, Englishman, Sassenach

ingrandire = aggrandize, augment, enlarge, increase

ingrato = thankless, ungrateful, unthankful

ingrediente = component, element, ingredient, part

iniziatore = pioneer

inizio = beginning, commencement, start

in modo diverso = differently, else

innaffiare = irrigate, water

in nessun luogo = nowhere

in nessun modo = by no means, in no way, not at all, not on any account

inoltre = as for the rest, besides, for the rest, moreover, what's more, besides, in addition, moreover, besides, in addition, moreover, besides, furthermore, in addition, moreover

in parte = partially, partly

in primo luogo = first, firstly, first of all

in qualche luogo = anywhere, somewhere

inquieto = afraid

insalata = salad

insegnare = acquaint, inform, report, teach, acquaint, let know, inform

inseguimento = persecution, pursuit, persecution, pursuit

in seguito = beyond, next, then, thereafter

inserzione = ad, advertisement

insetto = bug, insect

insieme = together

insistere = insist

insolente = impertinent

instruire = teach

insudiciare = soil

insultare = abuse, insult, offend, abuse, insult, offend

in tempo = at the right time, in time

intendere = intend, mean

intenzione = intention, meaning, plan

interessante = interesting

interessare = interest

interesse = interest, interest

interno = inner, inside, internal

intero = entire, overall, whole

interrompere = interrupt, stop

interruttore = switch

intestino = intestine

intorno a = about, round, around, towards

intravedere = descry, perceive

invano = in vain

inventare = invent, invent

inverno = winter

investire = invest

invidia = envy

invidiare = envy

invitare = invite

ippopotamo = hippo, hippopotamus

irato = angry, cross

Irlanda = Ireland

irlandese = Irishman

irritare = tease

Islam = Islam

Islanda = Iceland

isola = island

isolato = remote

Istria = Istria

Italia = Italy

italiano = Italian

Iugoslavia = Yugoslavia, Yugoslavia

IVA = VAT

la = the

là = that way, there, thither, yonder, there

labbro = lip

laborioso = active, hardworking

ladra = thief, female thief

ladro = thief

laggiú = over there, yon, yonder

lagnarsi = complain

lago = lake, loch

lagrima = tear

L'Aia = The Hague

lampadina = bulb

lampone = raspberry

lapis = pencil

Lapponia = Lapland, Lapland

lardo = bacon

larghezza = width, width

largo = broad

lasciare = leave behind

lato = side

latta = sheet metal, tin, tin plate

latte = milk

lattuga = lettuce

lavanderia = laundry

lavare = wash, wash

lavorare = work

lavoro = job, work

le = the

le domando scusa = excuse me

legame = bond, tie

legare = bind, connect, join, tie, tie up

legatura = binding, cover

leggere = read

leggero = light, light

legno = timber, wood

legume = vegetable

lei = her, she

lenticchia = lentil

lenza = line

lenzuolo = sheet

leone = lion

lepre = hare

lesto = adroit, clever, dexterous, skillful

lettera = letter

letto = bed

Lettonia = Latvia

levar del sole = sunrise

lezione = lesson

li = there

lì = that way, there, thither, yonder

Libano = Lebanon

liberare = release

libero = free

librario = bookseller

libreria = bookshop, bookstore, bookcase

libro = book

licenzioso = lawless, licentious, riotous

lima = file

limitare = abridge, confine, limit, restrict

limone = lemon

linea = line

lingua = tongue, language, tongue

liquido = fluid, liquid, liquid

Lisbona = Lisbon

liscio = smooth

lista = list, menu, menu

Lituania = Lithuania

livello = level

Livorno = Leghorn

lo = the

locomotiva = engine

lodare = commend, laud, praise

logorare = use up, wear out

Londra = London

lontano = away, distant, far, remote

luccio = pike

luce = light

luce del giorno = daylight

luce di posizione = rear-lamp, rear-light, tail-light

luglio = July

lui = he, him

lumaca = slug

luna = moon

lunedì = Monday

lungo = long

luogo = place, location, place, spot

luogo d'origine = cradle, place of birth

lupo = wolf

lusingare = flatter

macchina = engine, machine

macchina da scrivere = typewriter

macellaio = butcher

macelleria = butcher's shop

macerie = rubbish, old materials

Machiavelli = Machiavelli

macinare = grind, pulverize

madre = mother

madrevite = nut, nut

maestra = teacher, female teacher

maestro = instructor, teacher, boss, master

maggio = May

maggioranza = majority

magro = gaunt, lean, meager, skimpy, skinny, thin

mai = never

maiale = pork

malato = ill, sick

malattia = ailment, disease, illness

maldicenza = backbiting, scandal, slander

mal di mare = seasickness

mal di pancia = stomach ache, tummy ache

male = badly

mancanza = absence, lack, shortage, shortcoming

mancia = tip

mandare = send, transmit

mandorla = almond

mangiabile = edible

mangiare = eat, feed

maniera = manner, mode, way

manifestazione = demonstration

mano = hand

manzo = beef

Maometto = Mohammed, Muhammad

Mar Adriatico = Adriatic, Adriatic Sea

mare = sea

Mare Arabico = Arabian Sea

marina = navy

marinaio = sailor

maritarsi = marry, be married, get married

marito = husband

marmelata = jam, marmelade

marmo = marble

marrone = brown

martedì = Tuesday

martello = hammer

Mar Tirreno = Tyrrhenian Sea

marzo = March

mascella = jaw, jawbone

maschio = male, masculine

massa = lump, mass

massimo = maximum

masticare = chew

materasso = mattress

materia = matter

materiale = data, material

matita = pencil

matrigno = step-mother, step-mother

matrimonio = marriage

mattina = morning

matto = crazy, insane, mad, nuts

mattone = brick

maturo = mature, ripe

Mecca = Mecca

meccanico = mechanic

mediante = by, by means of, on, through, with

medico = doctor, physician

medio = average, mean, middle

megera = shrew, vixen, Xanthippe

mela = apple

melanzana = aubergine, brinjal, eggfruit, eggplant

melo = apple-tree, apple-tree

melone = melon

membro = acolyte, member, supporter, limb, member

memorabile = memorable

memoria = keepsake, memento, souvenir, memory, recollection

memorizzare = memorize

mendicante = beggar, beggar

mendicare = beg

mensilmente = monthly

menta = mint

mentire = lie, tell a lie

mento = chin

menzionare = mention, touch lightly on, touch on

mercanteggiare = bargain, haggle

mercato = market, marketplace

merce = article, commodity

mercoledì = Wednesday

Mercoledì delle Ceneri = Ash Wednesday

meritare = be worthy of, deserve, merit

merlo = blackbird

merluzzo = cod, codfish

mese = month

messaggio = errand, message

Messia = Messiah

Messico = Mexico

mestiere = handicraft, occupation, trade

metà = half

metallo = metal

metodo = method

mettere = lay down, place, put, put down

mezzadro = farmer

mezzanotte = midnight

mezzo = half, average, mean, middle

mezzodì = midday, noon

miele = honey

miglioramento = progress

migliorare = improve

migliore = best, better

Milano = Milan

milione = million

mille = thousand, one thousand

millepiedi = centipede, centipede

minaccia = menace, threat

minacciare = menace, threaten

minerale = mineral

minestra = soup

ministero = ministry

minorità = minority

mio = my

miope = near-sighted, short-sighted

mirare a = mean

miserabile = abject, dismal, meager, miserable, wretched

miseria = misery

misericordioso = charitable, merciful, charitable, merciful

misero = abject, dismal, meager, miserable, wretched

misterioso = abstruse, mysterious

mistura = admixture, mixture

misura = measure, measurement

misurare = measure

misurato = measured

mite = gentle, mild

mobile = mobile

mobili = furniture, furniture

modesto = modest

modista = milliner

modo = manner, mode, way

moglie = wife

molla = spring

molle = soft

moltiplicare = multiply, duplicate, multiply

molto = extremely, a lot of, much, quite, very, very much

mondo = world

moneta = coin

monologo = monologue, soliloquy

monotono = monotonous, monotonous

montagna = mountain

montagne = mountain chain

monte = mountain

monumento = monument

mordere = bite

morire = die away, fail, die, expire, pass away

mortale = deadly

morte = death

morto = dead

mosca = fly, housefly

mostarda = mustard

mostrare = indicate, suggest, indicate, point out, show

mostro = monster

mostruoso = dismal, dreary, horrible, nasty

motocicletto = motorcycle

motore = engine, motor

movimento = movement, movement

muggire = howl, roar

mulo = mule

multa = fine

multare = fine

municipio = town-hall

muovere = actuate, move

muoversi = move

muro = wall

muscolo = muscle

museo = museum

musicista = musician

mutande = drawers, panties, underpants

muto = dumb, mute, speechless

Nabucodonosor = Nebuchadnezzar

nano = dwarf, midget

nascere = arise, be born

nascita = lineage, birth, origin

nascondere = conceal, hide

nascondersi = hide, hide oneself

naso = nose

nastro = ribbon

Natale = Christmas, Yule

natura = character, nature, nature, character, nature

naturalmente = naturally

nazionale = national

nebbia = fog, mist

necessario = necessary

negare = deny

negligente = careless, negligent

negozio = boutique, shop, store

Nembrod = Nimrod

nemico = adversary, enemy

nero = black, black

nervo = nerve

neve = snow

nevicare = snow

niente affatto = not at all

nipote = grandchild, granddaughter, grandson, niece, nephew

no = not

nobile = of noble birth

nobiltà = nobility

nocciola = hazelnut

nocciuola = hazelnut

noce = walnut-tree, walnut-tree, nut

nocivo = adverse, harmful, harmful

nodo = knot, node

nome = appellation, name

nome di battetismo = Christian name

nomina = appointment, appointment to office

nominare = appoint

non = no

non ... che = exclusively, just, only, alone, just, only, solely

noncurante = careless, negligent

non ... mai = never

nonna = grandmother

nonni = grandparents

nonno = grandfather

non ... più = no longer

non toccare = keep one's hands off

nord = north, North

Normandia = Normandy

norvegese = Norwegian

Norvegia = Norway

nota = grade, note

notaio = notary

notevole = considerable, sizable

noto = well-known

notte = night

novanta = ninety

nove = nine

novella sposa = bride

novembre = November

nozione = idea, notion

nube = cloud

nudo = bare, naked, nude

numero = amount, number, number, numeral

nuocere = harm

nuotare = float, swim

Nuova York = New Amsterdam, New York, New York City

nuovo = new, novel

nuvola = cloud

nuvolo = cloud

oca = goose

occhiali = glasses, spectacles

occorrente = necessary

occupare = occupy, take

occupato = busy

occupazione = activity, occupation

Oceano Antartico = Antarctic Ocean, Antarctic Ocean

odiare = hate

odio = hate

offendere = abuse, insult, offend, abuse, insult, offend

offerta = offer

offrire = offer, offer up, sacrifice, bid, offer, make an offer of

ogetto = article, object, thing

oggi = today

oggigiorno = currently, nowadays, these days

ogni = all the, each, every, everybody, every one

ogni giorno = daily

ogni sorta di = all sorts, all sorts of, miscellaneous, of all sorts

Ognissanti = All Hallows, All Saints' Day

ogni tanto = now and then

ognuno = all the, each, every, everybody, every one

Olanda = Holland, Holland, the Netherlands

olandese = Dutchman, Hollander

olio = oil

oliva = olive

olivo = olive-tree, olive-tree

olmo = elm

ombra = shade, shadow, shadow, shade

omero = upper arm, upper-arm

onda = wave

onesto = above-board, honest

onnipotente = almighty, all-powerful, omnipotent

onnisciente = all-knowing, omniscient

onore = honor, honour

onorevole = respectable

ontano = alder

opera = work

operaio = hand, laborer, labourer, operative, worker, working man, workman

operoso = active

opporsi a = confront, stand up to, withstand

opprimere = suppress

orario = schedule, time-table

Orcadi = Orkney Islands, Orkneys

ordinare = book, order, reserve

ordine = order, command, order, order

orecchio = ear

Orfeo = Orpheus

orgoglioso = proud

origine = lineage, origin

origliare = bug, eavesdrop, listen in, monitor, tap, eavesdrop

orinare = urinate

orizzonte = horizon

orlo = border, brim, brink, edge, edging, fringe, rand, rim, border, brim, brink, edge, edging, fringe, rim

orlogiaio = watchmaker

oro = gold

orologio = clock, watch

orrendo = abhorrent, abominable, alien, awful, hideous, horrible, gruesome, agonizing, hideous, horrible, ghastly

orribile = abhorrent, abominable, alien, awful, hideous, horrible, gruesome, agonizing, hideous, horrible, ghastly

orrore = abhorrence, abomination, horror, abhorrence, horror

orso = bear

ortica = nettle

orzo = barley

osare = be bold, dare

oscurità = darkness, murk

oscuro = dark, dim

ospedale = hospital

ospitale = hospitable

ospite = host, guest

osservare = keep, mind, observe, notice

osservazione = notice, observation

osso = bone

osso di balena = baleen, whalebone, baleen, whalebone, busk, steel

ostinato = obstinate, stubborn

ostrica = oyster

ottanta = eighty

ottavo = eighth

ottenere = fetch, get, pick up

ottico = optician

otto = eight

ottobre = October

ottone = brass, brass

ovest = west, West, west

pacco = packet, parcel

pace = peace

padre = father, father, father

padre e madre = parents

padrone = boss, master

paese = country, land

paesello = hamlet, township

paga = salary, wage, wages

pagamento = acquittal, payment, full payment, payment

pagamento a rate = installment payment

pagare = pay

pagina = page

Pakistan = Pakistan

palazzo = palace

palese = evident, obvious

palla = bullet, ball

pallido = pale, sallow

pallone = balloon

palma = palm

palpebra = eyelid

pane = bread, loaf

panetteria = bakery

panino = roll

panka = bench

panna = cream

pantaloni = pants, trousers

pappagallo = parrot

parafango = mudguard

parallelo = parallel

parapetto = balustrade, banisters, parapet, railing

pareggiamento dei conti = account, settlement

parentado = relations, relatives, affiliation, blood-relationship, affinity, relationship

parente = relative, female relative, relative

parentela = affiliation, blood-relationship, affinity, relationship

parento = affined, akin, related

parere = appear, look, appear, appear to be, seem

parete = wall

Parigi = Paris

parlare = speak, talk

parola = word

parrucchiera = hairdresser, female hairdresser

parrucchiere = barber, hairdresser

partenza = departure, departure

participio = participle

particolare = detail

particulare = private

partire = absent onself, depart, go away, leave

partito = adherents, disciples, following, party, supporters, faction, party, side

parzialmente = partially, partly

Pasqua = Easter

passaggio a livello = level-crossing

passagiere = passenger

passaporto = passport

passare = pass, spend

passato = former, past, last, past

passeggiata = promenade

passero = sparrow

passo = pace, step, stride

pasta = dough, paste

pasticciere = confectioner

patata = potato

patria = fatherland

patrigno = step-father, step-father

patto = accommodation, accord, agreement

pattuire = agree

paura = fright, fear

pauroso = afraid, afraid, timid

pavimento = floor

pazienza = patience

pazzo = lunatic

pecora = sheep

peggiorare = decline, go back, fall off

pelegrinaggio = pilgrimage, pilgrimage

pelle = fur, hide, skin, skin

pellicola = film, motion picture, movie

pendere = droop, hang

penetrare = penetrate

penisola = peninsula

penna = feather, pen, plume, feather, pen

penna a sfera = ballpoint pen

penna stilografica = fountain-pen, fountain pen

pensare = think

pensiero = thought

pensione = boarding house, boarding school

pentimento = repentance

pentito = contrite, penitent, repentant

pepe = pepper

pera = pear

perciò = on that account, therefore

percorrere = cover, go through, pass through

per così dire = so to speak

perdere = lose

perdere l'abitunide di = break oneself of a habit, get out of a habit, unlearn

perdersi = go astray, stray off

perdita = loss, loss

perduto = lost

per esempio = for example, for instance

perfetto = perfect

perfino = even

per fortuna = fortunately, unfortunately

pericolo = danger, peril

pericoloso = dangerous

perito contabile = accountant, accountant

per lo meno = at least

per lo più = for the greater part, for the most part, for the greater part, for the most part

permanente = abiding, lasting

permesso = excuse me

permettere = accord, admit, afford, allow, permit

per mezzo di = by, by means of, on, through, with

per molto tempo = a long time, for a long time, long

pernice = partridge

perno = axis, axle

pero = pear-tree, pear-tree

per quésto = on that account, therefore

perseguire = chase, persecute, prosecute, pursue

perseguitare = chase, persecute, prosecute, pursue

per sfortuna = unfortunately, unfortunately

persiana = roller-blind

persona = person

personale = personal

per via di matrimonio = by marriage, -in-law

pesante = difficult, hard, inconvenient

pesare = weigh, weigh

pescare = fish, fish

pescatore = fisherman, fisherman

pesce = fish

pescecane = shark

pesce persico = bass

peso = weight

pestare = prepay, put on stamps

petente = applicant, petitioner

petizione = petition

petrolio = paraffin-oil, petroleum

pettegolezzo = chat

pettinare = comb

petto = bosom, breast, chest

pezzo = bit, lump, piece

piacere = please, fun, pleasure

piacevole = agreeable, enjoyable, lovely, nice, pleasant

piacevolmente = agreeably, comfortably, pleasantly

pialla = plane

piangere = cry, weep

piano = even, flat, level, smooth, plain, floor, storey, story

pianola = keyboard

pianta = plant, sole, plant

piantare = plant

pianterreno = ground-floor

piattaforma = platform, quay, wharf, platform

piattino = saucer

piatto = course, dish, plate, platter, plate

piazza = plaza, square, public square

piccante = abrasive, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp

picchiare = hit, knock, strike

picchiarsi = be at loggerheads, tussle, fight

piccione = dove, pigeon

piccola = girl, lass, wench

piccolo = diminutive, little, small

pidocchio = louse

piede = foot, paw

piegare = fold

pieno = complete, full

pierra = stone

pigro = lazy, lazy

pinna = fin

pino = pine, pine-tree

pinzette = pincers, tongs

pioggia = rain

piombo = lead

pioniere = pioneer

pioppo = poplar

piovere = rain

pisciare = urinate

pisello = pea

pista = road, route, way

pittore = painter

pittura = image, picture, painting, picture

piuttosto = preferably, preferably, rather

placare = appease, calm, quiet, soothe, still

Po = Po

poco a poco = gradually, little by little

poema = poem

poema epico = epic poem

poesia = poetry

poeta = poet

poggiare = abet, support, sustain

poi = beyond, next, then, thereafter

polacco = Pole

politica = policy, politics

politico = political

polizia = police

poliziotto = policeman

pollice = thumb, thumb

pollo = chicken, fowl

polmone = lung

Polonia = Poland, Poland

polpaccio = calf

polso = wrist, wrist, pulse

poltrona = armchair, armchair

polvere = dust

pomeriggio = afternoon

pomo d'Adamo = Adam's apple

pomodoro = tomato

pompa = pump

pompare = pump

ponere = lay down, place, put, put down

ponte = deck, bridge, bridge

ponte di comando = bridge

popolo = folk, nation, people

poppa = poop, poopdeck, stern, poop, poopdeck, stern

populazione = population

porco = hog, pig, swine

porta = door

portabile = portable

portacenere = ashtray

porta di dietro = back-door

portalettere = postman

portare = bring, fetch, carry, wear, wear

portatile = portable

porto = harbor, harbour, port

Portogallo = Portugal

portoghese = Portuguese

porzione = share

posa = affectation

posare = attitudinize, pose, put on airs

posdomani = the day after tomorrow

possedere = own, possess

possesso = possession, property, possession

possibile = possible

posta = mail, post

postino = postman

posto = seat

postulante = applicant, petitioner

potabile = drinkable

potere = power, be able to

povero = miserable, poor, abject, dismal, meager, miserable, wretched, poor

povertà = poverty

praticabile = passable, practicable

praticare = exert, practice

preciso = accurate, on time, prompt, punctual, exact

prediletto = darling

predire = forecast, foretell, prophesy

predisporre = arrange, fix up

pregare = pray

preghiera = appeal, entreaty, supplication, prayer

pregiudizio = prejudice

premere = press, oppress, squeeze

premio = premium, prize

prendere = capture, catch, grapple, get, lay hold of, pick up, take

prendere a cuore = look after

prendere in affitto = hire

prenome = first name

preparare = prepare, finish, prepare

presentare = act, introduce, offer, present, perform, tender

presente = gift, present, present

presenza = presence

preservazione = conservation, maintenance, preservation, retention

pressione = pressure

presto = fast, quickly, swiftly

prete = clergyman, pastor, priest, priest

prezzemolo = parsley

prezzo = price

prigione = jail, gaol, prison, jail, gaol, prison, jail, gaol, prison

prigioniero = arrested person, prisoner

prima = first, firstly, first of all

prima colazione = breakfast

primavera = spring, springtime

primo = first

principale = boss, master

principalmente = above all, especially, chiefly, mainly, principally, chiefly

principio = beginning, commencement, start, principle

privado = private

privo di sensi = unconscious

probabile = probable, likely, probable

probabilmente = probably

problema = problem, trouble

processo = action, lawsuit, process

proclamare = issue, proclaim

prodotto = article, commodity, product

produrre = afford, bear, produce

professione = profession

profitto = gain, profit, advantage, benefit

profondità = depth, depth

profondo = deep, profound

progettare = plan, make a project of, plan, plan, sketch

progetto = design, diagram, plan, plane, plan, project, scheme, design, outline, sketch

progresso = advance, advancement, progress

promessa = affirmation, promise

promettere = promise

promozione = promotion

promuovere = advance, promote

pronipote = second cousin, greatgrandson, grand-nephew

pronto = finished, ready, through

pronunciare = pronounce, pronounce

proporre = advance, offer, propose, suggest

proporzionale = proportional

proposito = aim, goal, purpose, target

proprio = own, personal

prosciutto = ham

prosperare = be succesful, prosper

prossimo = close, near, nearby, next

proteggere = protect

protesta = protest

protestare = protest

protetta = protégée

protetto = protégé

protezione = protection, protection

prova = proof, sign, token

provare = attempt, test, try, prove

prua = bow, prow

pubblicare = advertise, announce, give notice, issue, proclaim, publish, reveal

pubblicazione = proclamation, proclamation, publication

pubblico = public

Puglia = Apulia

pugnale = dagger

pugno = fist

pulce = flea

pulire = clean, cleanse, make clean, purge

pulizia = cleanliness, purity

pulsante = button, button

pungere = pick, stab, sting

pungiglione = sting

punire = punish

punizione = punishment

punta = peak, point, tip, summit

punto = dot, period, point, spot

pupillo = pupil

puro = clean, pure, pure, clean

quà = here, hither, this way

quadrato = square

qualche volta = several times, sometimes

quando = as, when

quaranta = forty

quartiere popolare = back street, slum

quarto = fourth, fourth

quarto d'ora = quarter of an hour

quasi = almost, nearly

quattordici = fourteen

quattro = four

quercia = oak

questura = police-station

qui = here, hither, this way, here

quindici = fifteen

quinto = fifth, fifth

quotidianamente = daily

quotidiano = daily

rabbioso = mad, rabid

raccogliere = collect, gather, pick up

raccomandabile = recommendable

raccomandare = advise, counsel, commend, recommend, register

raccomandazione = recommendation

raccontare = narrate, relate, tell

radio = radio, wireless

radioterapia = radiation

raffreddare = cool, cool down

raffreddarsi = get cold

raffreddore = cold

ragazza = girl, lass, wench

ragazzo = boy, lad, laddie

ragguardevole = considerable, sizable

ragione = reason, logical reasoning

ragno = spider

rame = copper

ramo = bough, branch

rana = frog

ranocchio = frog

rapa = turnip

rappresentare = act for, represent

raramente = seldom

raro = rare

raschiare = scratch

rassomiglare = be similar, resemble

ravanello = radish, radish, black radish

razza = breed, race

reagire = react, respond

reale = actual, practical, real

recentemente = recently

recitare = recite

regalo = gift, present

reggiseno = bra

regime = diet

registratore = tape-recorder

regno = kingdom

regola = regulation, rule

regolare = even, regular

regressione = decline, going down

relativo = relative

relazione = relation

remo = handlebars, helm, rudder, rudder

Renania = Rhineland

rendere difficile = hamper, hinder, thwart

rene = kidney

Reno = Rhine

replicare = answer, reply, respond

repubblica = republic

residenza = abode, dwelling-place, residence, abode, dwelling-place-residence

respingere = reduce the price

respirare = breathe

respirazione = respiration

responsabile = accountable, responsible, accountable, responsible

restare = remain, stay, stay over

resti dietro = be kept in, be detained, remain, stay on

restituire = give back, return

restringere = abridge, confine, limit, restrict

rete = net, network

retroguardia = rear, rearguard, defence, rear, rearguard

retroterra = hinterland, hinterland

ribassare = go down

ribes = gooseberry, currant

ribrezzo = abhorrence, abomination, horror, abhorrence, horror

ricchezza = abundance, affluence, wealth

ricco = affluent, rich, wealthy, well-off

ricevere = get, have, receive

ricevuta = acknowledgement, receipt

ricompensa = compensation, reward

ricompensare = compensate, reward

riconoscente = thankful

riconoscenza = gratitude

riconoscere = recognize

ricovero = asylum

ridere = laugh

ridicolo = ridiculous

rifiutare = reject

rifiutarsi = refuse, reject

rifiuto = refusal

rifugio = shelter

rigettare = reject

rigido = rigid, stiff

riguardare = concern

riguardo = esteem, regard

rilegare = bind

rilevare = take the place of

rimanere = remain, stay, stay over

rimborsabile = redeemable, repayable

rimorchiatore = tug, tugboat

rimpianto = repentance

rincrescere = be sorry about, regret

ringraziare = thank

rinoceronte = rhino, rhinoceros

rinomato = famous, famous

Rio delle Amazzoni = Amazon

rione popolare = back street, slum

riparare = fix, repair, shelter, protect

riparo = shelter

ripetere = repeat

ripido = abrupt, steep

riposarsi = repose, rest

riposo = repose, rest

riprendere = blame, rebuke, reproach, reprove, scold

ripugnanza = aversion, dislike, disgust, nausea

risa = laughter

riscaldare = heat, stoke

rischio = hazard, risk

riservare = reserve

riso = laugh, rice

rispettabile = respectable

rispettare = esteem, think well of, respect

rispetto = esteem, regard, respect

risplendere = shine

rispondere = answer, reply, respond

rispondere a = answer

risposta = answer, reply

ristorante = restaurant

risultato = conclusion, effect, result, result

ritardatario = laggard, straggler

ritardo = delay, retardation

ritenere = detain, hold back, retain

ritirare = abstract, take away

ritirata = toilet

ritornare = go back, return

riuscire = succeed

rivenire = come back, return

rivista = periodical, magazine, periodical, revue

roccia = rock

Roma = Rome

romano = Roman, novel, Roman, Roman

romanzo = Roman, novel, novel

rompere = pick, pluck, tear off, break

rompersi = break

rondine = swallow

rosa = pink, pink

rospo = toad

rosso = red, red, red

rotondo = round

rovesciare = overthrow, turn, turn over, upset

rovinare = ruin

rozzo = rude

rubare = steal

rude = brutal, gruff, harsh, rough, sour, surly, unkind, unpleasant

rugiada = dew

rumore = ado, din, noise

ruota = wheel

ruscello = stream

russare = snore

Russia = Russia

russo = Russian

sabato = Saturday

sabbia = sand

sacerdate = clergyman, pastor, priest

sacerdote = priest

saggio = sagacious, sage, wise

sala da bagno = bathroom

sala da pranzo = dining-room

sala d'aspetto = waiting-room, waiting room

salario = salary, wage, wages

salasso = bleeding, blood-letting

salcio = willow

saldare = strike a balance

sale = salt

salice = willow

salire = ascend, get up, go up, lift, rise, arise, ascend, climb, go up

salmone = salmon

salotto = lounge, parlour, salon, sitting-room

salsa = gravy, sauce

salsiccia = sausage

saltare = jump, leap, spring

salto = jump, leap

salutare = greet, salute

salute = cheers, good health, health

saluto = greeting

salvare = keep, save, rescue

salvia = sage

salvo = apart from, but, except, other than, bar, barring, except for, subject to, without prejudice

sangue = blood

sanguinare = bleed

sapere = know, know how

Sardegna = Sardinia, Sardina

sarto = tailor

sasta = tailor, female tailor

Satana = Lucifer, Satan

sbadato = careless, negligent

sbadigliare = yawn

sbadiglio = yawn

sbagliarsi = err, make a mistake

sbaglio = aberration, error, mistake

sbalordire = amaze

sbarrare = bar, obstruct

sbocco = market, sales activity

sbrigarsi di = put off, send about his business

scala = staircase, stairs, ladder

scalpello = chisel

scandalo = offence, scandal, commotion, scandal

scandaloso = aggravating

scarpa = shoe

scatenato = wanton

scatola = box

scegliere = choose, elect, pick out

scelta = choice, election

scendere = descend, go down, dismount, descend, get off, go down

scheletro = skeleton, skeleton

schermo = screen

scherzare = jest, joke

scherzo = gag, joke

schifoso = dismal, dreary, horrible, nasty

schiuma = foam, froth

Sciangai = Shanghai

scienza = science

scienziato = scientist

scimmia = ape, monkey

scintilla = spark

sciocco = addled, foolish, stupid

sciopero = beam, ray

scoiattolo = squirrel

scolaro = pupil, scholar

scommettere = bet, wager

scompartimento = compartment, coupé

scomunica = anathema, ban, excommunication

sconosciuto = unknown

sconsigliare = advise against, dissuade from

scopa = broom

scoperta = discovery

scopo = aim, goal, purpose, target

scoprire = discover, uncover

scorgere = descry, perceive

scorrere = flow

scorso = last

scortese = rude

scorza = bast

Scozia = Scotland

scozzese = Scot, Scotsman

scremare = cream, skim

screpolatura = crack, crevice, burst, crack, flaw

scrivania = desk, writing desk, writing-desk

scrivere = write

scrivere a macchina = type

scultore = sculptor

scultura = sculpture

scuola = school

scure = axe

scuro = bleak, dark, dismal, dreary, dark, dim

scusa = apology

scusarsi = apologize

scusatemi = excuse me

se = if, provided that

sebbene = though, although

seccare = dry, dry

secchia = bucket, pail

secchio = bucket, pail

secco = dry

secolo = century, centennial, century

secondo = second, second

secrezione = secretion

sedano = celery

sedere = backside, rump

sedersi = sit down, sit down

sedia = chair

sedici = sixteen

seducente = attractive

sega = saw

segale = rye

segno = character, mark, sign, signal, token

segreto = secret, secret

seguente = following, next, following, next

seguire = follow

seguito = adherents, disciples, following, party, supporters

sei = six

selvaggio = savage, wild

seminare = sow

semplice = simple, straightforward

sempre = always, ever

sensato = prudent, reasonable, sensible

sensibile = sensitive

sentiero = path

sentire = give off an odour, reek, smell

sentire di = smell of

sentirsi = feel

senza impiego = private

separare = divide, separate

separato = apart, particular, separate, special

seppellire = bury, bury, entomb, inter

sera = evening

serio = earnest, serious, staid

serpente = serpent, snake

serrare = press, oppress, squeeze

serrare a chiave = lock

serratura = lock

servire = serve, serve, boy, servant, avail

servizievole = accommodating, helpful

servizio = attendance, service, waiting, service

sessanta = sixty

sesso = sex

sesto = sixth

sete = thirst

settanta = seventy

sette = seven

settembre = September

settimana = week

settimanalmente = weekly

settimo = seventh

severo = severe, strict

sfera = ball, sphere

sfinito = exhausted, tired out, worn out

sfondo = background

sfrenato = wanton

sfruttare = exploit, utilize

sgelare = melt, thaw

sgombro = mackerel

sgradevole = bleak, dismal, dreary, horrible, ghastly, grisly, nasty

sgretolarsi = crumble, crumble away, crumble off

sì = yes

si capisce = no doubt, undoubtedly

Sicilia = Sicily

sicurezza = safety, security

sidro = cider

significare = imply, mean, signify

significato = meaning

signora = lady, madam, Mrs.

signore = gentleman, lord, Mr.

silenzioso = silent

simile = like, alike, similar

sincero = above-board, sincere

sindaco = mayor

sinistra = left, left side

sinistro = left

sintonizzare = tune

sistema = system

sistemare = arrange, fix up

smarrirsi = go astray, stray off

smercio = demand, sale

smussato = blunt, dull, obtuse

snello = agile

sobrio = sober

sociale = social, social

soffiare = blow

soffitto = ceiling

soffocare = choke, quell, suffocate, suppress

soglia = sill, threshold

sogliola = sole

sognare = dream

sogno = dream

solamente = alone, just, only, solely

soldi = money

sole = sun

solere = accustom, be in the habit of

solo = alone, only, sole, solitary, unique

soltanto = exclusively, just, only, alone, just, only, solely

somma = amount, sum

sommario = abridgement, abstract, resumé, summery

sonare = sound

sonno = sleep

sopportare = endure, put up with, tolerate

sopra = above, over

sopracciglio = brow, eyebrow

soprannome = byname, nickname, sobriquet

soprattutto = above all, especially, above all, especially, chiefly, mainly, principally, chiefly

sorcio = mouse

sordo = deaf

sordomuto = deaf and dumb

sorella = sister

sorellastra = half-sister, step-sister

sorgente = fountain, source, spring

sorprendere = surprise

sorpresa = surprise

sorridere = smile

sorriso = smile

sospendere = hang

sospettare = suspect

sospetto = suspicion

sospirare = sigh

sostenere = lean, support, sustain, assert, state, abet, support, sustain

sottile = gaunt, lean, slender, thin

sotto = below, beneath, under, underneath

sottoprodotto = waste product

sovente = frequently, often, regularly

spada = rapier

Spagna = Spain

spagnolo = Spaniard

spagnuolo = Spaniard

spalla = shoulder

sparare = go off

spartire = participate, share, take part

spaventare = deter, discourage, scare

spaventevole = deterrent, forbidding

spazio = room, space

spazzola = brush

spazzolare = brush

specchio = looking-glass, mirror

speciale = particular, special

specie = kind, sort

spegnere = extinguish, put out

spendere = pay out, spend

spengere = extinguish, put out

speranza = hope

sperare = hope

spese = charge, cost, expense

spesso = bold, corpulent, fat, thick, frequently, often, regularly

spezzare = break

spiacevole = bleak, dismal, dreary, horrible, ghastly, grisly, nasty

spiaggia = beach

spiare = spy

spicciole = change

spiegare = account for, explain, account for, clarify, explain

spiegazione = account, explanation, account, explanation

spiga = ear

spigolo = mountain ridge

spina = thorn

spinaci = spinach

spina dorsale = spine

spingere = push, thrust

spinta = push

spirito = spirit

spiritoso = lively, witty

spirituale = spiritual

sporcare = soil

sport = sport

sportello = window, ticket-window

sposa = bride

sposare = marry, be married, get married

sposato = married, married

sposo = husband, bridegroom

spossare = fag out, jade, overdrive, override

sprezzo = contempt

spronare = abet, excite, incite, provoke, rouse, stimulate, stir up

spuntato = blunt, dull, obtuse, blunt

sputare = spit

squama = scale

stabile = stable

stabilimento balneare = bathroom

staccare = pick, pluck, tear off

stagione = season

stagno = pond, tin

stalla = stable, stall, sty

stamattina = this morning

stampare = print

stancare = fag out, fatigue, jade, overdrive, override, tire out

stanco = tired

stanza = living-room, sitting-room

stanza da bagno = bathroom

stare = dwell, live, remain, stay, stay over

stare in piedi = stand

stasera = this evening

Stati Uniti = United States of America, USA

stato = state

statua = statue

stazione = station

stazione balneare = spa

stella = star

stendardo = flag, standard

sterile = barren, sterile

stesso = self, herself, himself, itself

stima = esteem, regard

stimare = esteem, think well of, appraise, estimate, rate

stimolare = rouse, stimulate, stir up

Stoccolma = Stockholm

stomaco = stomach

storia = story, history

stoviglie = crockery, earthenware, pottery

strada = road, route, way

straniera = alien, foreign

strano = odd, peculiar, strange

straordinario = extraordinary, formidable

stretto = narrow, strait

stringere = press, oppress, squeeze

strumento = agent, means, tool, instrument

studente = academic, student

studiare = study

stupido = addled, foolish, stupid

stupirsi = marvel, marvel at, wonder

su = at, beside, with

subitaneo = abrupt, sudden

subito = at once, immediately, just, right away, right now

succedere = come about, happen, occur, succeed

successivamente = consecutively

successo = achievement, success

succhiare = suck

succiello = bore

succinto = concise

sud = south

sudare = sweat

sufficiente = enough, sufficient

suffisso = extension, suffix

suggerimento = suggestion

sughero = cork

suo = his

suocera = mother-in-law

suoceri = parents-in-law

suocero = father-in-law

suonare = play, play

suono = sound

superficie = surface

superiore = superior

superstizione = superstition

superstizioso = superstitious

supino = backward, on one's back, backwards

supplicante = applicant, petitioner

supporre = guess, presume, suppose, surmise

sussurrare = whisper

svedese = Swede

sveglia = alarm, alarmclock

sveglio = adroit, clever, dexterous, skillful

svenirsi = faint, swoon

svenuto = unconscious

Svezia = Sweden

svilupparsi = develop, evolve

Svizzera = Switzerland

svizzero = Swiss

svoltare = turn, turn

tabacco da fumo = cross-cut Maryland

taccuino = notebook

tacere = be quiet

tagliare = cut, slice

tagliente = abrasive, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp

Tailandia = Siam, Thailand

talento = aptitude, disposition, talent, aptitude, disposition, talent

tallone = heel

tallone d'Achille = Achilles' heel

talvolta = several times, sometimes

Tamigi = Thames

Tangeri = Tangier

tanto = that much

tappeto = carpet

tappeto erboso = lawn

tappezzare = paper

tardo = late, tardy

tassa = tax

tassabile = subject to tax

tassare = tax

tasso = badger

tastiera = keyboard

tavolo = table

tazza = cup

tè = tea

teatro = theatre

tedesco = German, German

teiera = tea-pot

telecomando = remote control

temere = be afraid of, fear

tempesta = storm, tempest, storm, storm

tempia = temple

tempo = time, while, weather

tenaglie = handle, knob

tendine d'Achille = Achilles' tendon

tenebre = darkness, murk

tenebroso = dark, dim

tenere = hang onto, hold

teritorio = territory

terminare = accomodate, end, finish, terminate

terminato = completed, done, finished, over, through

terra = earth, land, soil

Terranova = Newfoundland

terrazzo = balcony

terremoto = earthquake

terrestre = earthen, earthly, terrestrial

terribile = abysmal, dreadful, gruesome, horrible, terrible

terzo = third, third

tessuto di lana = baize

testa = head, pate, head, pate

tetto = roof

tettoia = penthouse, shed, penthouse, shed, penthouse, shed

tiepido = lukewarm

tiglio = lime-tree, linden-tree

tigre = tiger

timido = abashed, self-conscious, shy

timone = steering-wheel

timore = fright

tingere = paint

tinozza = jug, box, container, vessel

tipografo = printer

tiranno = tyrant

tirare = drag, draw, haul, pull, tug

titubare = hesitate, hesitate, waver

toccare = touch

togliere = take off, put off

tollerare = endure, put up with, tolerate

tomo = volume

tonno = tuna, tuna-fish, tunny

topo = mouse, rat

torace = chest

torcia = torch

Torino = Turin

toro = bull, bull

torre = castle, tower

torta = cake

torturare = agonize, torture

tossire = cough

totale = entire, overall, whole

tovagliolo = napkin

toviglia = table-cloth

tradurre = translate

traduzione = translation

tram = streetcar, tram

tramonto = sunset

tranquillo = calm, tranquil

trascurare = neglect

trasmettere = broadcast

trasparente = transparant

traspirare = sweat

trasportare = transport

trasporto = transport

trattamento = treatment

trattare = deal with, handle, treat

trattato = treaty

trave = beam, girder

tre = three

trebbiare = thresh

tredici = thirteen

tremare = quiver, shiver, tremble

treno = train, train

treno omnibus = passenger train

treno rapido = fast train

trenta = thirty

tre volte = three times, thrice

triangolo = triangle

triciclo = tricycle

triste = sad, bleak, dismal, dreary, gaunt, miserable, sad, somber, dismal, gaunt, miserable, sad

tristezza = sadness, sorrow

trito e ritrito = hackneyed, hackneyed, hard-worked, stale, trite, worn-out

tromba = hooter, hooter, horn, klaxon, trumpet

tronco = stem, trunk, tree-trunk, stem, trunk

troppo = too, too much

trota = trout

trovare = find

trovarsi = be found, be located, find oneself

truffa = swindle, swindling, swindle

truffare = cheat, deceive

tuffarsi = dive, plunge

tuo = your, your

tuonare = thunder

tuono = thunder

turbato = dazed, perplexed, upset

Turchia = Turkey

turco = Turk

tutt'al più = at most, at most

tutto = entire, overall, whole, whole, all, altogether, everything, all the, each, every, everybody, every one

ubbidiente = obedient, obedient

ubbidire = obey

ubriaco = drunk, intoxicated

ubriacone = drunk

uccello = bird

uccidere = kill, liquidate, slay

udienza = audience

udire = hear

uditorio = audience, auditory

ufficiale = official

ufficio = office, bureau, office

ufficio di collocamento = employment exchange, labor exchange, labour exchange

ufficio d'informazioni = inquiry-office

ufficio postale = post office

uffizio divino = service, worship service

ultimo = last, hind, hindmost

umano = human

umido = damp, humid, moist, moist

umile = humble

umore = humour, mood, temper

un = one

un' = one

una = one

una volta = once, one time

undici = eleven

ungherese = Hungarian

Ungheria = Hungary

unghia = nail

unicamente = alone, just, only, solely

unico = unique

Unione Europea = European Union

unirsi = associate, come together, join, pool

unità = unity

universale = general, universal, worldwide

università = university

uno = one

uomo = fellow, man

uomo delle Antille = Antillian

uovo = egg

urto = push

Uruguai = Uruguay

usare = employ, use, make use of

uscio = door

uscire = exit, go out

uscita = exit, way out

usignolo = nightingale

usignuolo = nightingale

uso = use

usuale = accustomed, customary, used to, usual, wonted

utile = advantageous, useful, of use, suitable

utilizzabile = of use, suitable

utilizzare = avail

uva = grape

vacca = cow

vagone = carriage, coach, railway carriage, waggon

valere = be worth

valigia = suitcase, valise

valle = valley

valore = value, worth

valutare = appraise, estimate, rate

valvola = tube, valve

vangelo = gospel

vanitoso = conceited, frivolous, vain

vantaggio = gain, profit, advantage, benefit

vantare = commend, recommend, register

variabile = variable

variazone = change, variation, variety

vasca da bagno = bath

vaso = jug, box, container, vessel

vaso da fiori = flowerpot

vecchio = old, old

vedere = see

vela = sail

veleno = poison

velenoso = poisonous

velocità = speed

vena = vein

vendere = dispose of, sell, vend

vendetta = revenge, vengeance

vendita = demand, sale, sale

Venecia = Venice

venerare = adore, worship

venerdì = Friday

Venere = Evening Star, Venus, Venus, Evening Star, Venus

Venezia = Venetia

venire = come

venti = twenty

ventilare = aerate, air out, give an airing, ventilate

vento = wind

ventre = abdomen, belly, tummy

venuta = arrival

verde = green, green

vergogna = shame

vergognarsi = be ashamed

verificare = audit, check, check up on, supervise, verify

verità = truth, reality, truth

verme = worm

vero = true

versare = pour, scatter, shed

verso = about, approximately

vescica = bladder, bubble

vescovo = bishop

vespa = wasp

vestire = clothe, dress

vestirsi = dress

veterinario = veterinarian

vetro = glass

vettura = carriage, coach, railway carriage, waggon

vettura letti = sleeping-car

via = street, road, route, way

viaggiare = travel

viaggio = journey, trip, voyage

vicino = adjacent, nearby, neighbouring, neighbour, close, near, nearby

vicolo = alley, lane

Vienna = Vienna

vietare = forbid, prohibit

Vietnam = Vietnam, Vietnam

vigna = vine

villaggio = village

vino = wine

violoncello = cello

vipera = adder, viper

virgolette = quotation marks, quotes

virtú = morality, vice

visita = visit

visitare = attend, call on, see, visit

viso = face

vista = view, view, sight, view

visto che = as, because, for, since

vita = life

vite = vine, grapevine, screw

vitello = calf

vittoria = triumph, victory

vivere = be alive, live

vizio = habit, trick

voce = voice, vote

volante = steering-wheel

volare = fly

volentieri = willingly

volere = be willing to, want, wish

volere bene = love

volgare = common, everyday, vulgar

volontà = will, willingness, wish

volpe = fox

volume = volume

vomitare = throw up, vomit

vongola = mussel

vostro = your

votare = vote, vote

vuotare = empty

vuoto = empty, void

zanzara = mosquito

zavorra = ballast

zelo = fervor, fervour, zeal

zia = aunt

zio = uncle

zoccolo = hoof

zodiaco = zodiac

zoppicare = limp

zucca = calabash, gourd

zucchero = sugar

Zurigo = Zurich


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