Check See the answer Next Next quiz Review. Learning Italian: How to apologize and attract someone's attention. Here are a few suggestions you can say in Italian! Read more. The Paul Noble Method: no books, no rote memorization, no chance of failure. There are many diverse influences on the way that English is used across the world today. We look at some of the ways in which the language is changing. Read our series of blogs to find out more. FOBO Nov 27, GBV Nov 25, View More Submit. I love the smell of these flowers — their fragrance zooms me straight back to wonderful memories.
It is also a moment to consider improvements and changes needed to better the quality of life of women in general, and especially of women and girls whose rights and life conditions are extremely compromised or perilous. Remember to give an extra hug or shout out to the women who matter in your life today.
And remember also the women whose lives are not what they could be. Do you celebrate it? Which mimosa do you prefer, the flower or the cocktail? Now that you know what to say, send an Italian card from Kisseo online Italian cards , but before you go, show me some love, and leave a comment below letting me know you liked this post. As a way to expand and improve your vocabulary of Italian words, I thought it might be useful and interesting to share some of the new Italian words that have come up in recent conversations with my students.
Do you have any secrets for committing new words to memory? Many of my students use flashcards that they make using index cards.
But, since many experts of psychology tell us that our inner dialog mostly consists of the same thoughts over and over many of them supposedly not so positive , why not mix it up and repeat some new words over and over? It sure would be a more productive use of our tendency towards being mentally repetitive!
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Best wishes to all for a fantastic , full of accomplished resolutions! Yes, the lore of la Befana is one of my favorite parts of the Italian winter holiday traditions. Dunque So then , this might be rather a brief blog post, or not, as I compose it and pay homage to la Befana between planes, layovers, and delays while I journey from the frozen heartland of Wisconsin to San Diego on the eve of the Epiphany.
Darn it! They stopped at her house to ask her for directions to Bethlehem as well as for food and shelter. But by then the guests were far beyond recall. Befana decided to go after them in any case and set off for Bethlehem. Like them, she followed la stella cometa the guiding star , but unlike them she was unable to find the stable where the Christ Child lay. She visits every house where there are children and leaves gifts just in case one of them happens to be the Christ Child.
For the naughty children it is said she only leaves coal — but that is very rare, since there are very seldom any really naughty children, especially during Christmas time, when they know Befana is on her way. During Roman times, the winter holiday season lasted almost a month, starting with the festival of Saturnalia winter solstice celebration , that kicked off on December 17, and going until the end of Lupercalia end-of-winter festival , on January This period was marked by wild revelry and lots of eating, drinking, and merrymaking definitely some similarities to modern times , and also featured the honoring of various goddesses.
Perhaps la Befana is a holdover of the female figures celebrated as a part of the tapestry of this season in times past. Befana vs. Prior to that point, la Befana was the main bringer of presents, and in this sense, Babbo Natale is somewhat of an interloper.
While many families still practice the tradition of la Befana and put out their calze before bed on the eve of Jan. In many parts of Italy she has been replaced or overshadowed by Santa. Befana la Befania….
One more role that la Befana plays is to officially usher out the holiday season in Italy. Therefore, the Epiphany, or la Befana as it is colloquially referred to, marks the end of the Italian winter holidays. Any thoughts or comments on the Befana? Please leave comments below beneath the sign-up form.
Some of my favorite things about the Italian Christmas holiday season are — not surprisingly — edible.
Starting with le castagne, il panettone, and le lenticchie, following is a list of a few of my favorite Italian Christmas holiday things followed by explanations, some local lore, and info on current practices. Under the sign-up form I love to hear from you! Another example might be someone like me — who wanted to do this little movie thing, and it turned out to be a really big movie thing. I just wanted a place to show Italian movies and invite others to see them also. Then I find a place, and it goes so well I need a bigger place.
Scramble, scramble to find one, and I learn lots in a really short amount of time… about renting spaces and promoting pause for breath. I wanted the bike [aka a place to show movies and invite people], now I pedal! Altri esempi di casi in cui questo detto si potrebbe usare: Other examples of cases in which this expression could be used. Qualcuno che ha voluto la grande carriera e ora si sta lamentando di dover lavorare troppo.
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