Avere – to have

Avere - to have - Italian verbAvere is one of the most common and useful Italian verbs and has irregular conjugations in just about every tense and mood. Avere literally means “to have,” but also serves an an auxiliary verb and is found in many idiomatic expressions.



Italian shopping vocabulary
Learn some useful phrases related to shopping in Italian, including what’s your size, how much does it cost, and I’m just looking, thanks.



Parola del giorno

Italian word of the day
The Lawless Italian parola del giorno is available every day on social media. This simple daily posting features a beginning/intermediate Italian word with its translation and a link to a related vocabulary lesson.



Italian nounsOne of the eight parts of speech, a noun is commonly defined as "a person, place, or thing." If that seems vague, that’s because it is.



Italian transportation
Trains, planes, and automobiles … and buses and shuttles and, well, just take a look at this list of Italian vocabulary related to transportation.



Buon anno!

Happy new year in Italian
Read this lesson on the Italian expression buon anno to be sure to have a happy new year.

New Year

Italian New Year's vocabulary
New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are holidays in much of the world – here’s the Italian vocabulary you need to celebrate on December 31 and January 1st. Buon anno!

Parting Words

Italian parting words
Every hello eventually leads to a good-bye. Here’s how to say good-bye at any time of day as well as mention when you’ll meet again.