Italian has about 20 verbs with an irregular infinitive that ends in -orre, a contraction of the original infinitive ending -onere. Many conjugations for these verbs are based on that original infinitive.
When it’s your turn to set the table, you definitely need to know the difference between un coltello and un cucchiao. Check out this lesson to learn the Italian names for a variety of dishes, silverware, and pots and pans.
Christmas is celebrated in many countries around the world, though the exact traditions and foods vary greatly. To help you celebrate, wherever you may be, here are some general Italian Christmas terms. Buon Natale!
The Jewish festival of Hanukkah lasts for eight days sometime between late November and the end of each year. The dates vary because they are not based on the Gregorian calendar, aka solar calendar. Hanukkah begins on the 25th of Kislev, the ninth month in the Hebrew calendar.