What is 'il grasso' when translated from Italian to English?

"Blubber," "fat person" and "grease" are English equivalents of the Italian phrase il grasso. The masculine singular phrase translates literally as "the blubber," "the fat man" and "the grease" since Italian mandates definite articles where English does not use "the." The pronunciation will be "eel GRAS-so" in Pisan Italian.

"Blubber," "fat person," and "grease" are English equivalents of the Italian phrase il grasso.

Specifically, the masculine singular definite article il means "the" (which may or may not be translated in English, depending upon context). The masculine noun grasso translates as "fat, blubber," "grease," or "fat person." The pronunciation will be "eel GRAS-so" in Italian.