This index includes a variety of Italian words, expressions, pronunciations, and grammatical and structures reserved for informal communication.
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Tu vs Lei
The distinction between tu and Lei is one of the most confounding aspects of Italian, and one of the most basic. The influence it has on verb conjugations and pronouns is considerable, but more than that, the choice of tu or Lei is a matter of etiquette.