Planning a trip to Italy? Dreaming of moving to Florence or Rome?
Then you can’t miss this new free app featuring 100 Italian nouns and names you need to know before visiting the Bel Paese. Listen to their pronunciations and read the biting definitions and descriptions.
You will find out what no one else will ever tell you about Italy!
Just to have an idea:
Miuccia Prada: Italian fashion designer. True radical chic: she is a communist but also an icon of the wealthy and the mighty. Her brands are Prada and Miu Miu
Cavallo:: Horse. This is going to be unpopular: in Italy we eat horse meat. Not everybody likes it but we have butcher's shops only selling horse meat and cold cuts
Assegno:: Cheque or check (in US). In Italy you usually write them only for big amounts of money. Italians still like to use cash whenever they can
Valentino Rossi:: Italian motorcycle racer. According to Sports Illustrated, Rossi is one of the highest earning sports personalities in the world and, according to Italian tax authorities, he is also a tax evader. In February 2008, Rossi announced that he had reached a settlement with the Italian tax authorities: at the very end, he paid 35 million Euros to close the tax case. According to gossip gurus instead... He had a fling with Elisabetta Canalis, George Clooney's ex-girlfriend
Documento:: Document, paper. Good luck if you have to deal with one of the craziest bureaucracies in the world
Riccardo Scamarcio:: Italian actor, a very, very, very handsome one! Good at acting? Who cares about acting when he is on the big screen
Click a name, listen to the correct pronunciation and enjoy the definition!
The search is very simple: the noun or name you are looking for can be entered directly or searched by Category (Arts/Photography/Architecture, Brands, Entertainment, Fashion, Food, Literature/Poetry, Miscellaneous, Music, Philosophy, Places, Politics, Science/Medicine, Sport).
Insert a noun, enjoy the correct pronunciation and the biting definition. Write the name of a celebrity, listen to the correct pronunciation and read the short pungent bio
The random button allows you to get a list of random nouns and names, giving you the possibility to discover all those useful words in Italy and to get to know Italian artists, musicians, philosophers, writers, poets, politicians you've never even heard of.
The application has a multilingual interface (English, Italian, French, German, Spanish) and it is meant for mobiles and tablets.