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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, and a language that has strong local meanings and roots. This historical difference between what is spoken in public and what is spoken at home and locally still is seen today in dialectical Italian. For example, some of the local dialects of northwestern Italy have pronunciations and sayings in common with French, Italian Swiss, and Monegasque ways of speaking. But regardless of the emotional and historic importance of Italy's many local and regional dialects, there always is an advantage to knowing the standard, national Italian language. As an example, there are many words that are similar enough in the major Romance languages that the attentive speaker of one gets by in them all. Additionally, it tends to be easier on the speaker of Italian to understand the Latin of the Church and of the classical writings, and vice versa.
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In the English language what do you call a sentence that is difficult to pronounce when said quickly?
A tongue twister.
Yes , there is an Italian language. Specifically, the main language spoken and written throughout theItalian islands and peninsula is Italian. Within Italy, visitorsmay find …two kinds of Italian: Italian as it is written and as itis spoken locally and regionally. They also will find additionallanguages spoken, such as French in the northeast, German andSlovenian in the north, and Sardinian on Sardinia.
Italian = Italiano
lingua. pronounced: LEEN-gwah
Italian is a great language! I am half Italian and half Portuguese and I love both of them! Let me tell Italians loveeeeeeeeeeeeee food!!!!! Christmas eve is always a big thin…g for them! So Italian is the language of food, you say?? ;) Italian is also the language of song.
Lexicon-wise, French is the closest to Italian with 89% of the word roots. Next is Catalan with 87%. Next is Sardinian (Sardinians also speak Italian) with 85%. Next is Spanis…h with 82%. Next is Romance with 78%. Last is Romanian with 77%. If you count Latin, then 93% of Italian is derived from Latin. Italian is also the closest language to French, Catalan, Sardinian, and Romanian.
Ottima lingua italiana is an Italian equivalent of 'great Italian language'. The phrase is pronounced 'OHT-tee-mah LEEN-gwah ee-tah-LYAH-nah'. The feminine superlative 'otti…ma' means 'best, great'. The feminine gender noun 'lingua' means 'language, tongue'. The feminine adjective 'italiana' means 'Italian'.
sono felice di vederti
Did you hear what Joanne said? You can change the name to whatever.
They obviously speak italian. Most Italians especially near tourist destinations, also speak English and possibly French.
Verbal and written communications of insular and peninsular Italy are what Italian languages are. The main language is Italian, but with local and regional variations. Other l…anguages reflect the interactions across Italy's borders with Austria, France, Slovenia, and Switzerland.