Here are some links on Italian words or phrases that do not translate directly into English:
ITALIAN WORDS OR PHRASES THAT DO NOT TRANSLATE DIRECTLY INTO ENGLISH
- “Boh!?”… And Other Perfect Italian Words & Phrases That Don’t Translate Well – – [Sunday] Apr 25, 2010 – Posted by michael – about blog: Michael & Paola Kovnick – Source: Found in the culturediscovery vacations blog section of culturediscovery™ vacations
- Learning Italian: Three Italian Phrases that Don’t Translate Well into English – Thursday, November 13th, 2008 – blogger: Cherrye Moore – Source: My Bella Vita – "Calabria: Take the Toe by the Horns!"
- Lost in translation – 5 Italian words that don’t work so well in English – "In an age where we can get translations from almost any language simply by typing a phrase into a search engine, you’d think the age of miscommunication was over. It’s not always so. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t find the right way to effectively translate the richness or nuance of a word or phrase. Sometimes, when faced with using an awkward translation, an Italian will just drop the Italian word into an English sentence, often to bemused glances." – Source: Found under the idiomatic expressions section of beyond toscano – "Italians on Italians"
- X – "" – "" – Source: X – ""
- 10 Words That Can’t Be Translated To English – September 23, 2010 – Jamie Frater – Source: LISTVERSE – "About"
- 11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures – August 25, 2013 – by J.P. Blackard – Source: Daily Infographic – "About"
- Top 10 Words that Do Not Translate into English – "" – "" – Source: TOP10LISTS – ""
- Top American phrases that don’t translate well… an ongoing list – 14 December, 2012 – blogger: Tiana Kai. Location: Firenze (FI), Italy – Source: Tiana Kai in Florence – "Living in Florence, eating & traveling around sharing stories, tips & too many photographs"
- X – "" – "" – Source: X – ""
- SEE ALSO:
- Info on Italian words or phrases that do not translate directly into English *, dated, Wednesday, November 05, 2014
- Info on strange / weird Italian expressions or idioms or sayings *, dated, Wednesday, October 08, 2014
- Info about medical and dental phrases and terminology used in Italy *, dated,Wednesday, February 10, 2010
- Info on Italian Language Survival Phrases +*, dated, Tuesday, August 15, 2006
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