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What is 'Ryan' when translated from English to Italian?

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April 22, 2014 4:34PM

Ryan is an English loan name in Italian. The feminine/masculine forename or surname originates in the Irish Gaelic Rían, which translates into English as "little king" and Italian as piccolo re or sovranino. The respective pronunciations in Italian will be "REE-an" or "REYE-an" for the loan name and "PEEK-ko-lo reh" and "SO-vra-NEE-no" for the literal Italian translations.