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Italian Language and Culture

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Italian is a major language of international organizations such as the European Union; and of countries in South America, northeastern Africa, and southern Europe. It also is Vatican City's primary language and therefore a main communications vehicle in the Roman Catholic Church worldwide. Typical contributors seek information about the language's regional variations; and wide ranging use in business, cooking, literature, and religion.
Everybody is different, not everybody has the same eye colour
Romance Language, as opposed to a Germanic language like English,is the way that Italian is classed linguistically.
If you start from Modane, France you can get directly to  Bardonecchia, Italy using Fréjus. It's about 33 minutes apart with  26.2 km (16.27 miles) between the two. Hope that helps. :)
No, it is Potuguese, I believe
Words that have been taken from other languages don't always end in a vowel. Ex: il computer, gli sport, il club, il film, il DVD
origin 1675-1685 italian---from the latin word largus(generous)
MAINLY new York, jersey, and conneticut. And since I'm Italian I'd know that in NYC, the boroughs with the most Italians are staten island, queens, and Brooklyn. Then there's alot on Long Island too. And in New Jersey, mostly north and central jersey. South jersey, not really. And conneticut I...
No, Bacco is the name of an ancient roman god (Dionisius for the greeks). He was the god of wine and agriculture, infact you can find a lot of pictures representing him with a glass/bottle of wine and/or grapes on his hand. From him derives the "culto di bacco".
Check on ebay, or amibay or some amiga forums, people sell off their games every so often. If you just want to emulate you can probably download the game for free, this is leagal as the company is bust at this stage, try planetemu for the disk images.
I have a family and a heritage with great amazing food that comes  from italy and great soccer experience because italy supports  soccer very much   And I have the sense that one's private, family life is separate  from one's public life.
The way to greet a female friend in Italian is Ciao! ("Hello!"), which also works for a male friend.
Giorgio Pini [February 1, 1899-March 20, 1987] was the editor of 'Il Popolo d'Italia' ['People of Italy']. The newspaper was founded by Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini [July 29, 1883-April 28, 1945], on November 15, 1914. Publishing of the newspaper began again in 1998, through the efforts of...
ci vediamo venerdi'
It's "Non vedo l'ora di vederti" ;)
Yves Montand is the Italian-born French singer of the song "Let's make love". Specifically, Yves Montand (October 13, 1921 - November 9, 1991) was born Ivo Livi in Monsummano Terme in Tuscany, central Italy. But he went with his family to France in opposition to the increasing political power of...
If you mean David Beckham no he is not Italian he is English
Maybe Spanish but i don't know because i haven't tried it. But it's a Latin based language so it may be easy.
Italians use Euro. Most of the country's in Europe do.
La storia della famiglia Pallominy a Firenze, Toscana, Italia. La storia della famiglia Pallominy in Toscana in generale, e nella città di Firenze in particolare, non è quello che si aspetta molto da una tipica vecchia famiglia italiana con una linea ben documentato che risale agli inizi del...
her roots are Spanish and Italian but she is American born.
The Italian plural of Signora ("Mrs.") is Signore,  the same spelling as the male singular Signore ("Mr.").
pizza, spaghetti, mozzarella, Gorgonzola, etc.
Flower, you never remember me or Flower, don't you ever remember me may be English equivalents of 'Il fiore, non ti scordar mai di me'. The masculine definite article 'il' means 'the'. The masculine noun 'fiore' means 'flower'. The adverb 'non' means 'not'. The reflexive pronoun 'ti' means...
they only buy butter... and only on the weekends.
The verb essere, meaning 'to be' has six forms in the infinitive. They are as follows.Io - sonoTu - seiLui/Lei - éNoi - siamoVoi - sieteLoro - sono
Le zanzare [da famiglia Culicidae ] sono di colore grigio o nero .
That you need to respect our rules or That you need to watch your interactions with us may be two of the meanings of 'Don't mess with us' in English.
Siamo andati is an Italian equivalent of 'We went'. The auxiliary 'siamo' means '[we] are'. The past participle 'andati' means 'gone'. Together, they mean '[we] are gone, went'. They're pronounced 'see-AH-moh ahn-DAH-tee'. That's what's said when 'we' refers to a group of males or a mixed...
No hes really spanish hes real last name is lopez:)
"BRAH-vo" is the pronunciation of the  Italian word bravo.   The word functions as an adjective in  its singular masculine form or as an exclamation according to  context. As an exclamation, it means "well done!" As an adjective,  it translates as "capable, good, strong, valiant, worthy"...
Il Prete Rosso is Antonio Vivaldi's nickname in Italian. The  Venice-born Italian composer and violinist in question (March 4,  1678 to July 28, 1741) managed to pursue musical and religious  careers since he also was an ordained priest as of 1703. He  likewise was known for his red hair, which...
Businessmen, descendants ofimmigrants, diplomats, spouses, students and teachers arewho the Basques are in Italy. Specifically, the Basques are notconsidered an ancient people of insular or peninsular Italy. Theyinhabit coastal, hilly and mountainous areas of southwest Franceand northwest Spain....
Sotsass for a designer and spilla for an item are  Italian jewelry names whose spelling starts with the letter  s. Ettore Sotsass (September 14, 1917 to December 31, 2007)  is an Innsbruck-born, Milan-bred Italian designer of furniture,  glass, jewelery, lighting, and office machines whereas ...
Imported goods such as spices, tea, silks
Teenage Muant Ninja Turtles. Donattello, Raphael, Michaelangelo, and Leonardo
L'uomo nell'ombra is an Italian equivalent to the title of the movie 'The Ghost Writer'. The masculine definite article 'il' means 'the'. The masculine noun 'uomo' means 'man'. The word 'nello' * combines the preposition 'in' and the feminine definite article 'la' to mean 'in the'. The...
you pronounce it bah-thyo the y is like y in yeah not my. stress bah.
mahr-sel proost See the related link for more information, and actual recordings of the words.
The word, 'precipitevolissimevolmente', in English means as fast or soon as possible.
Yes, Latin came from Italy
Italian operas are either opera buffa or opera seria. opera buffa is a comedy. opera seria is a drama. Italian operas often have Bel canto. it means beautiful singing. all i know for German operas are that its very emotional. its not always beautiful, it may sound ugly. sorry that's all i know for...
yes they do and why not after all what's not to love about black men
rich families paid for the creation of statues, painting, beautiful buildings learning, such as universities and hospitals.
Italian equivalents of 'pocket' are tasca for clothes in general, tascherino for jackets or shirts, sacca for concentrated areas, and vuoto d'aria for air.
Turin was Italy's first capital city from 1861 to 1865 when Florence became the capital & finally Rome became the capital in 1871.
Not really nothing is really similar to Greek. Latin is the most similar language to Greek so therefore Italian and Spanish are the most similar languages today to Greek but Greek is probably the 7th most language similar to them. Some words are the same though, e.g Piscina, fantastica, technologia...
anche io ho bisogno di conoscere delle festività confuciane di gennaio . per favore datemene almeno una
This question was under translation Italian to English, which translates:What is the most penalized team in the serie A by the arbitrators?Now if it was someone seeking for an opinion, here's mine for what it's worth...Credo che gli arbitri siano distorte a favore della squadra di casa, in quel...
nope he is puerto rican
The last name 'Frantom' may or may not be Italian. It sometimes is identified as an English family name. But in that case, it most likely is originally a French last name. The French origins may or may not go back to Italy. It may relate to 'frantumi' , which is Italian for 'splinters'.
It's in the region of Tuscany (There are no states in Italy).
The surname "Franko" is from Italian, however the spelling has been  changed from Franco. The K in  Italian does not exist. Though, when names have been changed, even  slightly, it means that the family may have Italian descent, though  it would go far down in their family tree.
Italians eat things like pasta pizza casserole meats cheese wine olive oil all very healthy
yes, she did isebella was born in italy.
Resubmitting the question can solve the problem of the computer losing the answer to an Italian translation question. Nothing supposedly gets lost on computers even though not everything seems to get found during trouble-shooting. The answer therefore has a stronger chance of making an appearance in...
No, it is not true that Italian women do not shave.
One famous Italian king was Vittorio Emanuele II [March 14, 1820-January 9, 1878]. He became the first king of a united Italy, in February 1861. He therefore became famous as 'Padre della Patria', which means 'the Father of the Fatherland'. . Another famous Italian king was Vittorio Emmanuele...
Penso che il tuo Inglese sia migliore del mio Italiano
Galileo Gallilee I was bummend on this one 2!
The Italian musical abbreviation "ff" is fortissimo ("very  loudly").
coal, mercury, zinc, potash, marble, barite, asbestos, pumice, fluorspar, feldspar, pyrite (sulfur), natural gas and crude oil reserves, fish, arable land
A list of churches in the Archdiocese of Reggio Calabria-Bova can  be found at the link below.
" In case " is anEnglish equivalent of the Sicilian phrase in casu . Specifically, the preposition in means the same in English and Sicilian. The masculinenoun casu translates as "case". The pronunciation will be"een KA-soo" or "een KA-zoo" depending upon the speaker'sbirthplace.
Umberto I [March 14, 1844-July 29, 1900] was Italy's leader in the decade, 1890-1900. In fact, as King of Italy, he led the country as of January 9, 1878. History has given him the nickname 'il Buono', which means 'the Good'. But his rule ended with his death by four well aimed pistol shots of...
No.She was born in former part of Yugoslavia, named Croatia. According to her surname and hometown (Karlovac) her nationality could be Serbian or Croatian.
Direi diverse tonalitá di marrone... alcuni chicchi possono tendere al nero.
No, Richard Manoogian is not an Italian name. The forename models the English form of a masculine proper name. The surname serves as an Armenian last name.
No, Vidal is not an Italian name. The masculine proper name may be found used as a forename or surname. It tends to be linked with Catalan, Portuguese, Separdic Jewish, and Spanish backgrounds.
No, Patino is not an Italian name even though it may be a Mexican name. The surname in question originates as a diminutive for the Galician and Spanish word pato for "duck," whose equivalent in Italian is anatra. The pronunciation will be "puh-TEE-noo" in Galician and "pa-TEE-no" in Spanish.
Yes, Italian people like lasagne. The pasta dish in question may be found particularly evident and relished in Naples, its traditional birthplace. But regions throughout Italy stand by their variations on the ingredients and sauces which fill the dish's hallmark alternating layers of flat sheets.
Geox Kids Shoes - The Best Italian Shoe Brand For Kid Antiono Zengra is a good designer
The plural of il fiume, the river is i fiumi, the rivers.