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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.
The answer to that question is: Christian Poulsen
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A typically Italian wedding normally takes place in Spring or early autumn, so dishes are neither too heavy nor too light. Popular starter dishes include starters of mozzarella buffalo cheese, followed by a choice of pastas such as pesto with linguine or risotto. Second courses feature fish follow…
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Donning suits and maximizing profits were the respective look and purpose of the Italian Mafia during their twentieth-century appeal from the 1920s to the 1950s. The Italian Mafia wore business attire which communicated their seriousness as entrepreneurs committed to expanding socio-economic opportu…
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One who comes to mind is Charles bianconi, from como, who set up a route of horse drawn public carriages in the south east of Ireland in the early 1800's Marconi ,, who is generallly recognised as the inventor of radio transmission, mother was Irish. Other famous Italian/Irish are Robert de Niro a…
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Italians immigrated to the United States because there was poverty, bad wages, high taxes, and overcrowding. In the north there was a spread of pellagra, which causes you to go insane and then die. And in the south there was malaria, which was once just on the coastline but due to all the deforestat…
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Well, most Italians have more dark skin, but not all Italians because they all look different. Most Italians usually sound like they are yelling when they talk, interrupt constantly, move their hands when they talk, and talk over eachother.
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Archives, bookstores, cultural organizations, libraries, museums, and websites are where photos of Italian immigrants can be found. Illustrated books on Italians leaving Italy and settling in Australia and the United States of America can be accessed from circulating and non-circulating collections …
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Their are a couple by pleasnt ave...i live on 115th by 1 ave in the Jefferson projects ain't none in that area though at all...
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Answer First of all, all humans are geneticly similar. The Turks are a mixed population of Caucasoid (European and Arab) types and Mongoloid (Turkic) peoples. Italians on the other hand are essentially European. It is also good to note that many Turks look European due to Greek and Celtic coloni…
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Italians came to America for the same reasons that every other ethnic group came: a better life. Rumors were rampant that the streets of America were paved with gold, everyone was rich, and life was at the highest standard. They hoped to leave behind sad memories, gain religious freedom, and have ri…
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Well I would recommend Rosseta Stone for begginers but not alot of us can just spend 200 quid on something like that! So there is also a book called BBC Active Get by in Italian Book and CD pack for only £9.99 which is a phrase book that tells you how to say the words and the CD helps you pronounce…
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Drinking, in private, may start at an early age in Italy. There's no law that pinpoints a beginning age for alcohol consumption, in private. But there is a law that sets some public guidelines. According to article 689 of the 'Codice Penale' ['Penal Code'], a 16 year old may buy alcohol as long as i…
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How to learn ItalianYou can learn italiani by coming to Italy and trying to speak it with everyone. Don't be afraid of making mistakes, because Italians are willing to help you in all sort of cicrumstances and try their best to make you feel comfortable. Once you're in Italy, don't waste your time s…
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You should include Venice; it has been in trouble for decades from pollution, and now rising waters are a constant threat. You want to see it while the world still has it to enjoy. update: Venice is a must-see city. It has a rich history, breathtaking architecture, and a lovely culture. It is a uni…
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mahr-sel proost See the related link for more information, and actual recordings of the words.
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Italians eat things like pasta pizza casserole meats cheese wine olive oil all very healthy
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The 1 and only official language of Italy is Italian. Here is a list of all 34 languages spoken in Italy: 1. Albanian, Arbëreshë 2. Bavarian 3. Catalan-Valencian-Balear 4. Cimbrian 5. Corsican 6. Croatian 7. Emiliano-Romagnolo 8. Franco-Provençal 9. French 10. Friulian 11. German, S…
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Answer If you mean "Nessun dorma", it is from the final act of Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot". The aria's title translates as "Let no one sleep". Hope this helps!
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If you are not from southern Italy and wish to speak with a southern Italian accent, you would need to spend time listening to people speaking with that accent. In addition to listening, it is a good idea to practice repeating what they are saying until you can mimic the accent believably.
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A sure way to know if a person is Italian is to ask. Otherwise, the conclusion is based on guesses. It's a good guess that a person is Italian if that person has Italian first and last names. It's a good guess that a person is Italian if that person likes and knows how to prepare Italian food proper…
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Yes, there is an Italian version of the song "One" by Bono. The title in question references a 4-minute 36-second popular song released by the Irish musical group U2 on March 6, 1992. Worldwide fans tend to favor the original English even though versions exist in other languages, such as Italian.
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Marconi who lived in the north of Italy invented the radio. Luigi Galvani the galvanization of metals agaisnt rust. Alessandro Volta discovered electricity, and the first battery,(That is why you have Volts name on a battery) but he did not invented electicity, because electricity is natural in natu…
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To be pedantic immigration to America from Italy couldn't exist before 1861, when Italy was united. But the greatest amount of migration from that area between 1880 to 1914. There are little villages 'Little Italies' throughout America. There are the fifth largest migration group to the US. Most imm…
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caucasian Italians are Mediterranean, Latin. Rudolph Valentino was called " The Latin Lover". Languages of the Italic branch are attested in the inscriptions of early Italy, but were assimilated to Latin during the Roman Republic. The Romans spoke "Latin". If you are Italian you are Latin which i…
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The Italians have many celebrations. They include the feast of the seven fishes, Easter, Christmas, and Valentines Day.
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There are many Italian songs, as the country of Italy has a long history. Some examples are Viva l'Italia and Oj Mari.
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Actually, I'm sure the name "Giuseppe" is pronounced as "You-sehp-eh," if you say it fast enough. Juh-sep-ee, I think ANSWER: Jew-sepp-aaa yeah if u wanna pronounce the American way. but if you want to pron. it the authentic Italian way it's jewzehppeh Listen to the correct Italian pronunciatio…
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REYE*-ahn is an Italian pronunciation of 'Ryan'. The name isn't native to Italy. It's the foreign and loan words that tend to be spelled with the letter 'y'.*The sound 'eye' is similar to the sound in the English noun 'eye'.
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Italy is where the Italian language originates. The Italian language results from the interactions of many local languages interacting with each other, foreign languages, and Roman-imposed Latin.
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Italians eat pretty much most of the day. When they are done they either go to school, relax, or take a ride out in the country. Hope this helps!
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Italians are people in or from the country of Italy.
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Well my mother is full Italian, and she has blue eyes and light brown hair (i guess she favors the northern Italian side) she is short about 5 foot even and like most Italians carries the weight in her thieghs haha. Me, im half Italian half German, i favor her Italian side although i am 5 foot 8 inc…
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Italian, English and French are the three main languages spoken in Rome, Italy.
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Most of the Italians share a common Latin heritage although some come from other ancestries. In spite of this, all of the Italians are considered as citizens of the Italian Republic.
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You're Italian if your ancestors were from Italy. You also may be Italian if you or family is from one of the former Italian colonies such as Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya, Somalia, and Tianjin/Tientsin, China. You also may be of Italian descent if you or your family is from the Italian speaking parts of…
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Italian is some kind of evolved Latin, so it never "replaced" Latin, it's just that the language changed somehow over time... it's exagerated, but let's say Italian is some kind of latin. Vic
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Italy, Switzerland, the Vatican, San Marino, and Portugal.i have no idea you idiot so shut up ok
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It slowly developed from Latin over many centuries and the language spoken today came specifically from the dialect spoken in Florence, due to the influence of Dante, Boccaccio, and Petrarch, who all wrote in the Florentine dialect.
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Their health care system is about 100% better than the American one. Even tourists are hospitalized and treated free of charge in Italy as I was.
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the men all like to drink drink drink and the girls like to stay thin to show themselves off to the men
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"pee-et-uh" is the pronunciation of the word "pieta" in the English language.
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It is difficult to answer your question without knowing when you are asking about. The status of women was very different depending on which era you are studying. Modern women and girls in Italy have far more rights and opportunities than they did hundreds of years ago; Italian girls today are typic…
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Comunita cenacola are communities (50 at present) to be found all over the world. They are groups of mostly men, but there are women's communities too, of young people with broken lives suffering from addictions - often drugs. They agree to conqueor their addictions purely by living a disciplined mo…
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The Lawnbott line was made and produced in Italy. http://www.bamabots.com for more info on Lawnbott. .....................They created the civilization America runs on today,which means an organized civilization not like the ones before that no one ever herd of until jelious white scientist said nat…
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In Italy the houses are flats, with 2 or 3 bedrooms,or large countryside houses, with a large garden. In cities we have flats. The were made of stone and painted white. They were surrounded by a large stone gate and were usually guarded.
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One difference between the 2: While an Italian artist would consider scientific principles, northern artists were more concerned with what their art looked like
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"TOO-tso" is the pronunciation of the family name Tuzo in Italian. The name particularly will be found in southern Italy.
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It's salami and pepperoni for a Spicy Italian. For an Italian BMT it's the same but with ham. A footlong Spicy Italian include 10 pepperoni and 10 salami, plus 4 slices of cheese and your choice of vegatables and dressings. Putting less than 10 pepperoni and 10 salami is not the approved Subway…
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Signora is a feminine form of 'Signor'. It's a feminine gender noun that means 'Madam, Ma'am, lady'. Its masculine equivalent, 'Signor', means 'Sir, gentleman'. They're pronounced 'see-NYOH-rah' and 'see-NYOHR', respectively.
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Yes, Italian food is good. Italian meals offer food which is good to look at, to smell, and to taste. Italian foods also tend to be good for the consumer because of attention to locally grown produce and avoidance of chemical inputs.
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It is always good to learn another language. Depending on what you wish to do with it or where you are going to be living, it can be a valuable asset.
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Yes
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Well, im actually new to the Italian language but know the basics. Buongiorno and Buonasera arekey examples of formal Italian greetings.
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The one currently used was created after WWII when the Republic was formed.
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it is spanish and it means honest living :)
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Italian is spoken throughout the Italian peninsula and the islands of Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica. It also is spoken in Italy's neighbors: Albania, Austria, France, Slovenia, and Switzerland. It's spoken, too, in nearby Monaco, the island of Malta, and the Greek islands of Rhodes and the Dodecanes…
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Goodbye: Arreviderci (A REE VA DARE CHI) Hello...Ciao (I think it's pronounced 'chow') Thank you...Grazie Where is the restroom?... Dove è il locale di riposo? Excuse me...Scusilo Where is the nearest restaurant?...Dove è il ristorante più vicino? I am lost...Sono perso Where…
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The Italian name is Toscana, in English it is Tuscany.
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The Italians made their own art and paint and they also made religious paintings which spread tremendously to the north.
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There are 4 countries that speak Italian:Italy Switzerland San Marino Vatican City It is also spoken by minorities in Malta, Monaco, Croatia, Slovenia, France, Libya, Eritrea, Canada, the U.S., and Somalia.
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ok scusamy non lo sapevo che non parli bene l'italianook sorry i dint kno that u dint speak Italian to welldi dove sei = where are you fromdisengo degli oggetti per fare pratica con dei pennarellii draw items for practise with brushes/penspennarelli particalari un bacioparticular brushes/pensun baci…
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The tapping of the nose in Italy means take care, or is a warning to be careful. However, there are slightly varying meanings behind this gesture in different European countries.
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Nothing less and nothing more than any girl
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Ciao ! [ pronounced like chow ] .
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People in Italy speak the Italian language.
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They don't all believe in the same thing. Do all the people in your country believe in the same thing?
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Italian, obviously.
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Well, for starters, there was the thing about very little food, which was very exspensive and yet did not aquire the nutritonal needs for a regular family. Then there was the overpopulation problem, and then the high taxes and high protective tariffs on goods. And lastly the lack off fam land, soil …
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Merry Christmas in Italian is Natale allegro!Buon Natale'Buon Natale' is an Italian equivalent of 'Merry Christmas'. It's the traditional greeting in Italy. It's pronounced 'BWOH-nah-TAH-leh'. bwohn nah-TAH-leh is a pronunciation of the Italian words for 'Merry Christmas'. The words are spelled 'Buo…
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Garlic, oregano, pepper, basil  Garlic, basil, Pepper, OreganoAnswerFreshly grated nutmeg and freshly ground pepper are popular; garlic, oregano and basil are herbs, not spices. crushed red pepper flakes too. called pepperocini in Italy.
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it has tons of sugar? By FutureLPGAgolfer ANSWER - IT'S YUMMY BECAUSE IT HAS CREAM WHICH COMES FROM COWS WHICH IS YUMMY YUMMY AND COWS GO MOOOOOOOO WHICH GIVES IT MORE YUMMY FLAVOR TO IT WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT IT!!! :P THIS EQUALS YUMMY YUMMY IN MY TUMMY!!! MEEEEEEOOOOOOOWWWWW!!! U K…
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Most Italian kids play soccer! As well as this itailians like to swim, cycle and play tennis. they hold big championships for these sports
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La Befana is a nice old woman who flies on her broom stick every year on the night between the 5th and 6th of January, which is the Epiphany day, to bring presents to children. That is why she carries a big bag on her back full of sweets, which la Befana will use to fill the stockings children have …
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Alessandra/o, Maria, Lisa, Antonio, Lorenzo, Niko, Daniele, Marco
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They settled in the cities and states near Ellis Island
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OKahy As far as i know They have 7 diffrent fishes,And they Use diffren Christmas habbits than us. Sorry I was just lookingg for the answer to this for a project..and i seen something reallllyyy inapropriate.! so..i made a account so i could mention this. nd stuff<3♥ -LisaPS, I know about the 7…
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well me being Italian we all usally get together for lunch at my mums parents house the get together at my dads parents house
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Italian, as the national language of Italy, traces its origins to the interaction between the ancient languages of the Italian peninsula and the ancient Latin of the ancient Roman conquerors. So the people of Italy have a long history of knowing a language common to all of the peninsula's peoples, a…
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Genoa, Venice, Otranto, Ancona, Civitavecchia
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Bwohn Nah-TAH-lay is the Italian pronunciation of 'Buon Natale'. The two words make up a common Christmas greeting among Italian speakers. The masculine adjective 'buono'* means 'good'. The masculine gender noun 'Natale' means 'Nativity'. *The final vowel may be dropped when an adjective comes bef…
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Buon Natale! is an Italian equivalent of the French phrase Joyeux Noël! As the equivalents of "Merry Christmas!" the two above-mentioned examples respectively translate literally into English as "Good Nativity!" and "Joyful Birth!" The respective pronunciations will be "BWON na-TA-ley" in Italian a…
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She is a Christmas witch who delivers presents to (and lumps of coal for the naughty) children throughout Italy like Santa delivers to children in America.
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Yes, Marissa is an Italian name. Specifically, the name functions as a feminine diminutive or proper name. Among Italian Americans, it may represent a combination of the Latin word maris ("sea") or the Italian name Maria ("Mary") with the diminutive ending -issa ("dear, little, small, sweet"). It …
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Since Italy adopted the Euro, the old Lira coins are no longer legal tender. However, the TV shopping networks are selling pendants made from the "old" coins for big bucks.
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They got a confederation which helped them improve their army. Which they used to conquer the Italian peninsula
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Ines is a feminine given name that is related to Agnes. It is actually a Spanish name, but is also used in Italy, where you can also say Agnese.
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Yes, Platino is an Italian name. Specifically, the word functions as a masculine noun in its singular form and as a possible surname. It means "platinum." Whatever the meaning or use, the pronunciation remains "pla-TEE-no" in Italian.
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An Italian is a person who was born in Italy or has Italian heritage.
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Coal, dark candy, garlic, onions, or sticks are what bad boys get for Christmas in Italy. Such presents contrast with the attractive, delicious, expensive gifts of fruits and soft candies (such as caramels) for good children. The gifts may be considered part of the Christmas season's gift-giving eve…
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Many Italians are high tempered. The men act tough on the outside, but as a boyfriend they are romantic and sweet. They move there hands a lot. When they are talking they constantly move their hands to represent what their talking about, especially when they're angry -which is almost all the time. I…
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it is called "the prince"
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no we do not but we drink wine called (Moscato Rubino).
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Yes, the Italian word Ciao is used in Slovakia. Its pronunciation remains the same, but its spelling typically occurs as čaf, čau, čauko, čauky, čaves. Its occurrence traces back to the Italian greeting's origins in parting words which include schiavo ("servant," "slave"), of which the majority…
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