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1

qualunque

any

1

compress

impacco

2

sagre

festival

3

some, several, quite a few,

parecchio

4

tanto

so much, so many

4

patron

patrono/a

4

to bring bad luck

portare sfortuna

5

stable / firm

saldo

6

various, different

vario

7

costumi

customs

7

Ash Wednesday

mercoledi delle Ceneri

8

anyone

chiunque

8

fairy

fata

8

string

filo

8

Patron saint

Santo Patrono / Santa Patrona

9

attirare

attract

10

affacciarsi

to appear, look out over

11

to appear, look out over

affacciarsi

12

antenati

ancestors

12

dirigersi (pp diretto)

to head for, to head towards

12

fortune-teller

chiromante

12

to run out of / to exhaust

esaurire

13

customs

usi

14

Befana

A benevolent witch who brings toys to good children and coal to bad ones on the Epiphany (January 6)

14

folklore

folklore

15

rapire

to kidnap

16

many, much

molto

17

tremare

to tremble

17

ghost

fantasma

17

to dispel, to drive away

scacciare

17

superstitious practice

scongiuro

18

petto

chest

18

Santo Patrono / Santa Patrona

Patron saint

18

heritage

patrimonio

19

demolire

to demolish

19

evil eye

malocchio

20

nothing

nulla / niente

21

festeggiare

to celebrate

22

spingere (pp spinto)

to push

24

discolo

naughty

25

lenticchie

lentils

26

superstitious

scaramantico/a

27

chest

petto

28

festival

sagre

29

to head for, to head towards

dirigersi (pp diretto)

30

scaramantico/a

superstitious

30

every

ogni

30

everyone, each

ognuno

30

to stamp on

pestare

31

patrono/a

patron

32

spaventare

to scare

33

cultura contadina

peasant culture

34

luna park

amusement park

34

martedi grasso

fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras

35

impiccare

to hang

36

vario

various, different

38

evolvere (pp evoluto)

to evolve

39

folletto

goblin, elf

39

witch

strega

40

legare

to tie, to link

41

peasant culture

cultura contadina

41

to arrive, to join

giungere (pp giunto)

42

so much, so many

tanto

43

amulet

amuleto

45

alcuni

some, a few

45

molto

many, much

45

troppo

too much, too many

45

to celebrate

festeggiare

45

to bite

mordere

45

some

qualche

46

goblin, elf

folletto

48

fare le corna

to knock on wood

49

usi

customs

50

oroscopo

horoscope

50

to be disappointed, upset

rimanerci male

51

Quaresima

Lent

51

naughty

discolo

51

fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras

martedi grasso

52

grillo

cricket

53

sistemarsi

to settle down

54

to heal, to recover

guarire

56

fata

fairy

56

montage russe

rollercoaster

57

scongiuro

superstitious practice

58

too much, too many

troppo

59

ancestors

antenati

60

mordere

to bite

61

wood

legno

62

polverina

powder

62

New Years Day

Capodanno

63

Good luck! / Thanks!

In bocca al lupo! / Crepi al lupo!

65

each, each one

ciascuno

65

town district

contrada

67

ogni

every

68

traditional Christmas cake

pandoro

69

tombola

bingo (Italian style)

70

gesture

gesto

71

something

qualcosa

72

cricket

grillo

74

poco

few, little

76

chiunque

anyone

77

qualsiasi

any

77

customs

costumi

79

diverso

various, different

81

cenone

New Years Eve dinner

83

panettone

traditional Christmas cake

84

to push

spingere (pp spinto)

85

any

qualsiasi

85

seasonal

stagionale

86

tramandare

to pass down / to transmit

88

frittelle

fritters

90

certo

certain

90

uova di Pasqua

chocolate Easter eggs

90

to settle down

sistemarsi

91

giostra

merry-go-ride, ride

92

attract

attirare

93

to celebrate

celebrare

95

pandoro

traditional Christmas cake

96

lock

serratura

96

custom

usanza

97

discorso

speech

99

celebrare

to celebrate

100

fuochi artificiali

fireworks

101

Lent

Quaresima

103

impacco

compress

104

chocolate Easter eggs

uova di Pasqua

106

portare fortuna

to bring good luck

107

nano

dwarf

107

puppet

burattino

108

parade

sfilata

109

ciascuno

each, each one

110

thunder

tuono

112

tuono

thunder

112

to knock on wood

fare le corna

112

yearly festival

ricorrenza

114

Carnival

Carnevale

115

ciondolo

pendant

116

to tell (a story), to narrate

raccontare

117

regalo

gift

117

traditional Easter cake in the shape of a dove

colomba

117

to tie, to link

legare

118

to knock on wood (to touch iron)

toccare ferro

119

fireworks

fuochi artificiali

121

guarire

to heal, to recover

123

stemma

coat of arms

124

pungere

to sting

126

malocchio

evil eye

127

talisman

talismano

129

sfilata

parade

130

scacciare

to dispel, to drive away

131

Carnevale

Carnival

132

nessuno

no one, not...any

133

toccare ferro

to knock on wood (to touch iron)

135

annoying

fastidioso

136

dwarf

nano

137

to scare

spaventare

138

chiromante

fortune-teller

140

certain

certo

143

legno

wood

144

to sting

pungere

146

mercoledi delle Ceneri

Ash Wednesday

148

folklore

folklore

149

qualcuno

someone, some

151

some, a few

alcuni

152

to evolve

evolvere (pp evoluto)

153

to pass down / to transmit

tramandare

154

qualche

some

154

stagionale

seasonal

155

Easter

Pasqua

157

raccontare

to tell (a story), to narrate

158

torrone

traditional Christmas nugget

159

contrada

town district

160

powder

polverina

161

soprannaturale

supernatural

163

to hang

impiccare

164

merry-go-ride, ride

giostra

165

spendere (pp speso)

to spend (money)

165

Christmas

Natale

166

Natale

Christmas

168

A benevolent witch who brings toys to good children and coal to bad ones on the Epiphany (January 6)

Befana

169

to kidnap

rapire

170

to tremble

tremare

172

In bocca al lupo! / Crepi al lupo!

Good luck! / Thanks!

173

strega

witch

175

scongiurare

to ward off bad luck

176

all, whole, every

tutto

178

speech

discorso

179

serratura

lock

180

few, little

poco

181

rimanerci male

to be disappointed, upset

183

usanza

custom

185

amusement park

luna park

186

spauracchio

bogey, bogeynab

187

favola

fairy tale

188

fritters

frittelle

189

burattino

puppet

189

various, different

diverso

190

nulla / niente

nothing

191

filo

string

193

to bring good luck

portare fortuna

194

fantasma

ghost

195

fastidioso

annoying

196

esaurire

to run out of / to exhaust

197

any

qualunque

199

scaramanzia

superstitious practice

200

rollercoaster

montage russe

202

lentils

lenticchie

203

to ward off bad luck

scongiurare

205

parecchio

some, several, quite a few,

207

qualcosa

something

208

saldo

stable / firm

209

tutto

all, whole, every

210

no one, not...any

nessuno

211

portare sfortuna

to bring bad luck

212

traditional Christmas nugget

torrone

213

gesto

gesture

213

traditional Christmas cake

panettone

214

coat of arms

stemma

215

Pasqua

Easter

217

ognuno

everyone, each

218

to demolish

demolire

219

Capodanno

New Years Day

221

superstitious practice

scaramanzia

222

New Years Eve dinner

cenone

223

supernatural

soprannaturale

224

amuleto

amulet

225

to spend (money)

spendere (pp speso)

226

fairy tale

favola

227

ricorrenza

yearly festival

229

talismano

talisman

230

fiaba

fable

231

horoscope

oroscopo

232

bogey, bogeynab

spauracchio

233

patrimonio

heritage

234

pestare

to stamp on

235

someone, some

qualcuno

237

colomba

traditional Easter cake in the shape of a dove

238

fable

fiaba

239

pendant

ciondolo

240

bingo (Italian style)

tombola

241

gift

regalo

242

giungere (pp giunto)

to arrive, to join