How do you say the verb work in Italian?
The best way to ask this question is by using the verb stare + the gerund of the verb that is being carried out in this case the verb 'to work,' which is 'lavorare.' Stai lavorando (adesso)?- The 'adesso' meaning 'now' is optional as the gerund that is 'ando' part of verb expresses the idea of immediacy or being in the process of doing something.
Lavori tu? is one Italian equivalent of the English phrase "Do you work?" Specifically, the verb lavori means "(informal singular you) are working, do work, work" in Engilsh. The personal pronoun tu translates as "(informal singular) you" in English. The pronunciation will be "lah-VOH-ree too" in Italian.
Come si dice in italiano... ? is an Italian equivalent of the incomplete English phrase "How do you say in Italian... ?" Specifically, the adverb come means "how." The reflexive pronoun si means "oneself." The verb dice means "does say, is saying, says." The pronunciation is "KOH-meh see DEE-tcheh ee-NEE-tah-LYAH-noh."
Come si dice? is an Italian equivalent of the English phrase "How do you say?" Specifically, the interrogative come is "how". The reflexive pronoun si literally means "her/him/it/oneself". The verb dice translates as "does say/tell, is saying/telling, says/tells". The pronunciation will be "KOH-mey see DEE-tchey" in Italian.
"To scratch" or "to work with a rasp" are two English equivalents of the Italian word raspare. Specifically, the Italian word is a verb. It is the present infinitive. It means "to rummage", "to scratch", "to tickle" or "to use a rasp" according to context. The pronunciation will be "rah-SPAH-rey" in Italian.