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Random Italian Words

Can you translate these random Italian words into English?
All the answers are a single word
If multiple answers fit, guess the most common
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Last updated: January 8, 2020
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First submittedOctober 2, 2014
Times taken60,814
Average score66.7%
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Italian
English
Ciao
Hello or Goodbye
Grazie
Thanks
Venti
Twenty
Fratello
Brother
Vino
Wine
Bianco
White
Giorno
Day
Padre
Father
Italian
English
Tutti
All
Grotta
Cave
Bambino
Child
Primo
First
Ragazza
Girl
Oro
Gold
Latte
Milk
Molto
Much
Italian
English
Signore
Sir
Canto
Sing
Forte
Strong
Mille
Thousand
Donna
Woman
Cavallo
Horse
Benvenuto
Welcome
Pomodoro
Tomato
58 Comments
+13
Level 66
Oct 2, 2014
facile! :)
+7
Level 84
Oct 2, 2014
Could you accept Mister for Signore?
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Level ∞
Oct 3, 2014
Okay.
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Level 62
Nov 4, 2014
Easy for an italian! :)

But "Venti" means "winds" too, not only the number.

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Level 50
Nov 20, 2014
Yes, I tried that too. Didn't even think about the number.
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Level 29
Nov 21, 2014
Yes same with me, I just knew it as wind with 'venti' being wind spirits in Roman Mythology
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Level 81
Feb 10, 2017
My first answer too.
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Level 69
Jan 15, 2019
yes I tried winds. I guess twenty is more the american answer since i have have about starbucks have coffee called like that ( though I do realize starbucks is branching out and seen more and more in other countries. It is not a phenomenon in most countries (yet) )
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Level ∞
Feb 24, 2020
Winds will work now
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Level 75
Apr 16, 2020
Not easy for an Italian who doesn't speak any English...
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Level 45
Nov 20, 2014
Can you accept grotto for grotta and chant for canto?
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Level 75
Feb 9, 2017
Yes, why doesn't grotto work? I googled an English translation of grotta and cave was first, but next in order were grotto and cavern.
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Level 48
Feb 11, 2017
I first tried 'sing' for canto, first person conjugation. But I did get it quickly.
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Level 57
Nov 20, 2014
Can you accept morning for giorno? Buon giorno is good morning.
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Level 76
Nov 20, 2014
giorno means day, not morning; it's like in Italy they say "good day" instead of "good morning" so I don't think morning should be accepted

I'd accept "kid" for bambino

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Level 75
Apr 16, 2020
Mattina means morning
+6
Level 32
Nov 20, 2014
Finally music theory pays off!
+7
Level 70
Nov 20, 2014
french is so similar to this so its easy
+1
Level 79
Aug 2, 2023
I'm learning French and got 18/24
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Level 55
Nov 24, 2014
perhaps would have been better had it been vocab from a specific area e.g. family, going out, verbs.
+1
Level 21
May 19, 2015
piacevole curiosità , signore
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Level 45
Mar 4, 2016
Got the lot in about a minute. Mi piace molto la lingua italiana, quindi grazie mille per questo quiz! ;-)
+1
Level 65
Feb 9, 2017
I'd say 100% is pretty good for someone who used a combination of a limited knowledge of Spanish and historical and cultural clues.
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Level 57
Feb 10, 2017
got all, with 2:05 left, and I´m not Italian
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Level 59
Feb 10, 2017
Anyone else try "pizza" for "giorno"? No? Just me? Carry on.
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Level 63
Mar 10, 2017
But why?
+4
Level 75
Oct 16, 2017
There's a brand of frozen pizza in the US called DiGiorno.
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Level 46
May 21, 2022
That pizza is not italian pizza, in italy we call it "n'americanata"
+1
Level 79
Dec 31, 2022
Umm okay...No one is thinking an oven pizza is authentic Italian pizza lol
+1
Level 48
Feb 11, 2017
Well, I learned something. I've only used 'ragazza/o' when referring to teenage girls/boys specifically. I guess I never had an Italian situation before when I needed to refer to a younger girl.
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Level 68
May 19, 2018
Hi, I'm Italian, "Canto" doesn't mean "Song", that's "Canzone". "Canto" is "Sing" (first person singular), or "Chant", like other people argued in their posts. Thanx
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Level ∞
May 19, 2018
Okay
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Level 72
Apr 16, 2020
You might be Italian, but you're also ignorant. "Canto" can also be a synonim of "canzone", as in, for instance, "Il canto degli italiani" (Italian national anthem).

But I understand that such a usage can be misleading, and I agree that all other options should be accepted too.

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Level 35
Apr 16, 2020
"Il canto degli italiani" is a chant not a song, there is an important difference. A song can be the one you listen to on the radio for example while a chant is something higher.
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Level 68
Apr 17, 2020
Caro Giommaso, turns out you're the ignorante, here.
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Level 36
Apr 26, 2019
While I was taking this quiz, I realized how close a lot of them were to Spanish words. I got a pretty good amount of the words correct just by using my knowledge of Spanish words. For example, oro literally means gold in Spanish too. Benvenuto sounds pretty dang close to bienvenido, and, again, both mean the same thing. "Yo canto" means "I sing" in Spanish. Cavallo sounds like caballo, which means horse in Spanish. Venti sounds close to veinte, which means twenty in Spanish. Padre means father in Spanish. Vino means wine in Spanish. Bianco is kind of close to blanco, which means white in Spanish. Ciao is a little close to chao, meaning bye in Spanish. This one is a bit of a stretch, but mille is close to mil, simply cut off the last two letters. Mil means thousand. I couldn't really find any other words that are similar to those of the Spanish language. Anyone else find this easy because of Spanish?
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Level 37
Jun 29, 2019
^ Yes, I did.
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Level 45
Dec 18, 2019
Both Spanish and Italian are Romance languages, meaning that they both derive from Latin. It's really easy to guess the meaning of words in other Romance languages (e.g. Italian French, Portuguese, and Romanian) because of the knowledge of just one (Spanish in our cases).
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Level 75
Apr 17, 2020
I'm British and I went to Italy with my Peruvian wife, and in the museums with audio description things often the choice was Italian or English, and she always preferred Italian, despite never having learned any Italian before. It's like a free bonus language if you speak Spanish!
+1
Level 75
Aug 2, 2023
Couldn't figure out why "cousin" wasn't accepted for primo, until I realized it may not be the same word in Italian :)
+1
Level 65
Dec 17, 2019
prima donna - First woman
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Level 55
Apr 16, 2020
could you please accept "kid" for bambino?
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Level 35
Apr 16, 2020
can you add hi for ciao?
+4
Level 75
Apr 17, 2020
and 'sup dawg' as well
+3
Level 89
Apr 16, 2020
Whoa...so THAT's what tutti frutti means?!
+1
Level 54
Apr 16, 2020
My French came so clutch thank god
+1
Level 16
Apr 17, 2020
got all of them :) I speak spanish which is very similar
+2
Level 79
May 3, 2020
Accept dad for padre
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Level 57
Mar 29, 2021
Knew/could guess them all except ragazza which I got for free when answering Donna :p
+1
Level 69
May 6, 2022
Dad should work for padre!
+2
Level 48
Sep 27, 2022
Grotta I had no idea, so I tried with cave, as Grotta means cave in swedish. And for some reason we use the same word. Languages never stops fascinating me
+1
Level 61
Jul 24, 2023
Can you add kid for bambino?
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Level 37
Aug 2, 2023
Chao
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Level 38
Aug 2, 2023
Can you please accept dad for padre
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Level 31
Aug 2, 2023
I am from Vigo-Spain, 1:21 left
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Level 66
Aug 4, 2023
I dispute that these words are random. Miscellaneous common words perhaps.
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Level 30
Aug 6, 2023
i don't even speak italian and i got 22 on my first try (probably because i speak french and know a little spanish plus a lot of the words are very common words)
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Level 59
Feb 26, 2024
many should also be accepted for molto.