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Italian Class Vocabuary
D'Ambrosio
169
Language - Italian
Intermediate
07/16/2021

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Term
ricco sfondato
Definition
the "bottomless rich", in the money, filthy rich
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essere benestante
Definition
to be comfortably wealthy
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mettersi a
Definition
to start to
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assumere/assunto
Definition
to hire
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diventare + essere
Definition
to become; use "essere" in passato prossimo
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il riassunto/il sommario
Definition
summary
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i fuochi d`artificio
Definition
fireworks
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accorgersi di/rendersi conto di
Definition
to realize, to notice
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recarsi
Definition
to go
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accogliente
Definition
welcoming, comfortable
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accogliere/accolto
Definition
to welcome, to gather
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al loro posto
Definition
in their place
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sciogliere
Definition
to resolve or to melt
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stare dietro a
Definition
to keep up the pace
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comparire/comparso
Definition
to appear
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fare quattro salti
Definition
to do four jumps (i.e., to dance)
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l`autrice
Definition
author (f)
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riconoscere
Definition
recognize
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metterci
Definition
to take (time), to be necessary
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volerci
Definition
to take (time), to be necessary
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Ci ho messo molto tempo.
Definition
It took me more time.
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Ci metto 5 minuti.
Definition
It take me 5 minutes.
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Ci mettono 5 minuti.
Definition
It takes them 5 minutes.
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Ci mette 5 minuti.
Definition
It takes him/her 5 minutes
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Ci ho messo 5 mesi.
Definition
It took me 5 months.
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Ci abbiamo messo 5 mesi.
Definition
It took us 5 months.
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apprendere = imparare
Definition
to learn (about) = to learn
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la casa editrice
Definition
publishing house
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sopportare
Definition
to support, tolerate
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il buio/l`oscurita`
Definition
the darkness
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il genero
Definition
the son-in-law
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l`anca
Definition
the hip
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inoltre/d`altra parte
Definition
furthermore/on the other hand
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cio` significa
Definition
that means
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apprendere
Definition
to learn, to hear about
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Ho appreso da Karen che Raul e` andato in Peru.
Definition
I learned (heard) from Karen that Raul went to Peru.
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ammettere
Definition
to admit, accept (as by a university, for example)
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glieli
Definition
le (indirect object) + li (direct object)
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anche se
Definition
even though
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il confine
Definition
border
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sul versante
Definition
on the side
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mantenere
Definition
to keep, preserve
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il pescatore
Definition
fisherman
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gli agrumi
Definition
citrus fruits
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il clima mite
Definition
the mild climate
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invadere
Definition
to invade; past participle: invaso
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scoprire
Definition
to discover; pp: scoperto
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acquisire
Definition
to acquire
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potente
Definition
powerful person
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scherzare
Definition
to joke
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compiere
Definition
to turn (a certain age, for example); pp: compiuto
Term
una gita
Definition
a short trip, a day trip
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distare
Definition
to be distant
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Dista da Silver Spring 15 miglia.
Definition
It is 15 miles from Silver Spring.
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la distanza
Definition
the distance
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un miglio/5 miglia
Definition
one mile/5 miles
Term
una fascia
Definition
a sash
Term
gli schiavi
Definition
the slaves
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lo schiavo
Definition
the slave (masc.)
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la schiava
Definition
the slave (fem.)
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la schaivitu`
Definition
slavery
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Quando tu compi gli anni?
Definition
When do you turn the years? When is your birthday?
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Quando e` il tuo compleanno?
Definition
When is your birthday?
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Io compio gli anni all`inizio di giugno.
Definition
My birthday is at the beginning of June.
Term
Quante pagine ti mancano?
Definition
How many pages are you missing?
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Mi mancano 40 pagine.
Definition
I have a lack of 40 pages. I am missing 40 pages.
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Mi manca una pagina.
Definition
I am missing one page.
Term
prima o poi /prima o dopo
Definition
sooner or later
Term
La ragazza della quale parli si chiama Cinzia?
Definition
Does the girl of whom you speak call herself Cinzia? (Is the girl you are talking about named Cinzia?)
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l`operaia
Definition
factory worker (fem., sing.)
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le operaie
Definition
factory workers (fem., pl.)
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fare domanda
Definition
to apply
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imbarcarsi
Definition
get onboard; get involved
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imponente
Definition
majestic, imposing , impressive
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severo/a
Definition
severe, strict
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il significato
Definition
the meaning
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gattonare
Definition
to crawl
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prevedere
Definition
forecast
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uragano
Definition
hurricane
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si estende
Definition
it extends
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tuttavia
Definition
however
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rispetto a
Definition
compared to
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la stagione degli uragani
Definition
hurricane season
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fornire
Definition
to provide, supply
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con una confidenza al 70%
Definition
with 70% confidence
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da quando avevo 5 anni
Definition
since I was five years old
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la laurea
Definition
degree
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l`inquinamento
Definition
pollution
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la raffineria
Definition
refinery
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quale e`
Definition
what is, which is
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qual e`
Definition
what is, which is
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i grattacieli
Definition
skyscrapers
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la capitale
Definition
capital (of a nation)
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la baia
Definition
the bay
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etopici
Definition
Ethiopian
Term
un abbonamento
Definition
subscription
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Vale la pena di andarci.
Definition
It's worth the effort to go there.
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Pare una citta` europea.
Definition
It looks like a European city.
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assomigliare a
Definition
to resemble, look like
Term
il capoluogo
Definition
the capital (of a state or region)
Term
dista
Definition
is away, is distant
Term
i granchi
Definition
crabs
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Provalo!
Definition
Try it!
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fidarsi di
Definition
to trust
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superare
Definition
to pass (an exam, for example)
Term
il riassunto
Definition
the summary
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la stagione
Definition
the season
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gli stivali
Definition
boots
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vicino a
Definition
near
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recitare
Definition
to act
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il palcoscenico
Definition
the stage
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una diva
Definition
a diva
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il sommario
Definition
the summary
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la stiva
Definition
the hold (of a ship)
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la trama
Definition
the plot
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il tema
Definition
the theme, subject
Term
me
Definition
... it (direct obj., m, singular)
Term
te
Definition
... it (direct obj., m, singular)
Term
glielo
Definition
... it (direct obj., m, singular)
Term
ce
Definition
... it (direct obj., m, singular)
Term
ve
Definition
... it (direct obj., m, singular)
Term
glielo
Definition
... it (direct obj., m, singular)
Term
me
Definition
...of them
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Ne parliamo in classe.
Definition
We talk about it in class.
Term
Roy, quante mele vuoi?
Definition
Roy, how many apples do you want?
Term
Ne voglio tre.
Definition
I want three (of them).
Term
Me ne dai tre.
Definition
Give me three (of them).
Term
Si, te lo offro.
Definition
Yes, I offer it to you.
Term
Si, gliela do domani.
Definition
Yes, I'll give it to you tomorrow.
Term
Ve li presentero` domani.
Definition
I will introduce them to you (all) tomorrow.
Term
Si, glielo regalero`.
Definition
Yes, I will give it to him.
Term
No, non glielo regalero`.
Definition
No, I wlll not give it to him.
Term
Me ne servono due copie.
Definition
I need two copies (of them).
Term
Me ne serve una copia.
Definition
I need one copy (of it).
Term
Te la faccio vedere domani.
Definition
I'll show it to you tomorrow.
Term
Quando mi mostri la tua casa?
Definition
When will you show me your house?
Term
Te la mostro domani.
Definition
I'll show it to you tomorrow.
Term
Te li daro` /te li regalero`.
Definition
I'll give them to you/I'll give them to you.
Term
migliorare
Definition
to improve, get better
Term
invidiare
Definition
to envy
Term
riuscire a
Definition
to be able to, manage to
Term
non riuscire a
Definition
to not able to, not manage to
Term
andarsene
Definition
to go away
Term
Se ne e` andato alle 7 ieri.
Definition
He went away (he left) at 7:00 yesterday.
Term
Me ne vado alle 8 oggi.
Definition
I go away (I'm leaving) at 8:00 today.
Term
farcela
Definition
to be able to, to make it
Term
Va bene, ce la faccio a venire.
Definition
Okay, I can manage to come/I can make it.
Term
poter fare a meno
Definition
to live without
Term
Non posso fare a meno di caffe`.
Definition
I cannot live without coffee.
Term
Non posso fare a meno di vino.
Definition
I cannot live without wine.
Term
Non puo` fare a meno dei suoi figli.
Definition
He cannot live without his children.
Term
direttrice di scena
Definition
stage manager (f)
Term
lapide (f)
Definition
headstone, commemorative plaque.
Term
e` stato fucilato
Definition
he was shot
Term
i centesimi
Definition
the cents, pennies
Term
mentire = dire le bugie
Definition
to lie
Term
essere ferito
Definition
to be wounded
Term
la misura
Definition
size, measurement
Term
invasore (m)
Definition
invader
Term
venerare
Definition
to venerate, idolize
Term
lo scambio
Definition
the exchange
Term
La civilta` Incas e` estinta.
Definition
The Incan civilization is extinct.
Term
L`impero Incas e` durato 2 secoli.
Definition
The Incan empire lasted 2 centuries.
Term
coinvolgere
Definition
to involve in
Term
Non erano coinvolti nella prima Guerra mondiale.
Definition
They weren't involved in the First World War.
Term
i cittadini americani
Definition
American citizens
Term
zia acquisita
Definition
aunt in law -- aunt, not by blood
Term
il capoluogo
Definition
capital (of state or region)
Term
crollare
Definition
to collapse, fall down
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