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  Buongiorno!

 

taken from "A Season with Verona" by Tim Parks fiction, 2002

 

Note bene: f is ph in english, essempi, fenomeno, phenomonen

adverbs

ItalianoEnglish
sempre piu`more and more
festeggiamenti eccessiviexcessive festiveness
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verbs

ItalianoEnglish
non si scivono(one)they not write
pagato"Paid"
ca--o di smthgf-ing smthg
s--pa con tuttif--s everyone
sborrarebetter left unsaid
in-cantoin song, enchantment
dagliela benepass(give) it to him well
vi vogliamo cosi`we love you like this
porta iellavery bad luck
obbedireto obey
credereto believe
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espressioni del tipo con fare

ItalianoEnglish
faccia sognare!make us dream!
abbiamo fatto una figura di merda!covering ourselves in shit LIT: we have made a figure of shit
facciamo festa!we party!
facciamo bella figura!lets cut a fine figure
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espressioni (fans say)

ItalianoEnglish
segne per noi!score for us!
vinci per noi!win for us!
chi noi siamo?who are we?
glielo diciamo? shall we tell them?
siamo l'armata di Verona!we are Verona's army
Assenza giustificata!term to describe s.o. who is either late or absent means: "absence justified"
le nostre tasse pagano per voi!our taxes pay for you
non esiste senza di noiyou would not exist without us
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espressioni (fans say)

ItalianoEnglish
attenzione, pericolo a sinistraattention, danger on the left
Ahime`, ahime`Alas, alas
amici sporitivisporting friends
Corraggiacourage
All'arrembaggio!an all-out assault
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espressioni or song lirics or idioms

ItalianoEnglish
una figura del cazzoa f-ing digrace
Autista (Merda, Cazzo or) cornutocuckhold' driver
Autista frocio!homosexual (derogatory) driver
gran figlio di troia sie tu!great son of a b---!
e` stata aperta`has been f--ed
il campionata piu` bello del mondothe best championship in the world
della questura non abbiam' paura`of the police we are not afraid
aggrapparsi ai coloir presi dallo stemma della citta`cling to the colors taken form the city's coat of arms
dimmi can(e) ma no italian(o)!call me a dog, but not an Italian (from Lecce area)
stringersi come gruppoget closer as a group
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espressioni or song lirics or idioms

ItalianoEnglish
con il mare negli occhi e il sole nel cuorewith the sea in our eyes and the sun in our hears
Bari ti giuriamo eterno amaroBari we swear our eternal love (to you)
oo, oo, oomonkey grunts to Italians
ma quanto insegna benhow well he teaches
ma quanto prega benhow well he prays
salutiamo i nostri cuginiwe salute our cousins
vaff--culo mangiamiaof--ing cat-eaters
Vicentino maledettolittle damned Vicentians
hai mangiato il mio micetto (micio)they have eaten my little cat
la nostra unica fedeour only faith
vaff--culo str--zi di merda vergogna di tutta l'Italiaf--ing a-le of shit discrace of all of the Italians
str-o, pezzo di merda!turd, piece of shit
adesso fuori i coglioni!now, show some balls!
quanti scudetti avete voi?how many champions do you have? reply, due di meno (two less)
bruciare il meridioneto burn the south
c'e` sempre l'incidente in agguatothere is always an accident lying in wait (ambush)
mercenari infami, tutti i vostri miliardi non valgono la nostra fededisgraceful mercenaries, all your billions are not worth our loyalty
in questo partita, non ce ne frega un ca--oin this game we don't give a f--k
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interjections:

Question Answer
Cretino!
il scudetto?championship of some sort
Crossa!(crossare) to cross (as in cross over the end zone to keep the ball down field
incredibile!
Allerta!Watch Out!
Abebiate pieta`!Have Mercy!
Ale` (Verona)!To (Verona)!
Issa! Issa!heave, heave
'Rete!goal (raggiungere> to reach)
Gol !also goal
Forza!,Go!
Su!Up! (up the field)
Vi salverete!you won't go down (supportive chant of Lazio for Verona, sister cities)
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Fascist song: (celebrating the progress of a mechanized army)

Question Answer
gira gira l'elica, romba il motore,turn, turn propeller, out roars the motor
questa e` la bella vita la bella vita dell'aviatorthis is the good life, the good life of the aviator
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Veronese saying:

Question Answer
Venessiani gran signoriVenetians lords and earls
Padovani gran dotoriPaduans learned scholars
Vicentini magnagati"Vicentini gobble up a cat (mangia gati)
Veronesi tuti maniVeronese are all quite mad
i piu` mattithe maddest ones
i piumatithe feathered ones
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Veronese song:

Question Answer
Senti she puzzaget that smell
scappano anche i canieven the dogs are running
sono arrivati i napoletanithe Neopolitans are coming
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Siciliano saying:

Question Answer
non si capisce ma come cazzo palatewe cannot understand what the f you are saying
non si capi-i-i-sce ma come cazzo palatesung to the tune of "guantanamera" by northerners about the southerner's accents
merse siete e merde resterete(retort by sicilians), "shit you are, and shit you'll stay"
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Neopolitan Song:

Question Answer
Ohi vita, ohi vita miaLife, my life
Ohi core, `e chistu coreO heart of this heart
Si stat` o` primmo ammore, O` primmo e l'urdemo sarrage pe`mme You were my first love, oh first and last you'll be for me
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conjunctions

ItalianoEnglish
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prepositions

ItalianoEnglish
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adjectives

ItalianoEnglish
rigidissimi
senza fondobottomless
integralismoeffort to integrate the country by the Catholic church
rigoreharshness, rigor, severity, used for "penalty"in calcio
sporcodirty
guastafesteone who ruins parties
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adjectives

ItalianoEnglish
mongolomongoloid
(h)andicappato
parapalegico
cerebroleso
fenomenophenomenon
miracolo
bel paesebeautiful country(side)
gobbohunchback
innominatothe unnamed
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nouns

ItalianoEnglish
il infamevillian (worm, creep, not one of us)
i nomithe names
fanaticusworshipper at the temple (Latin)
il campothe pitch (British English for "playing field"
i provincalithe provincials (also-ran teams on Sat afternoon TV)
i bastardi"they" the bastards
i Olympiadithe Olympics
il totocalciocalcio betting pools on TV
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nouns

Question Answer
i periferithe suburbs of a town
Dio boia!executioner God!
Dio bonmilder than above
Dio can!cane dog God!
Dio Porco, Porco DioPig God, God Pig!
il telefoninocellphone
il autistathe driver (bus, taxi)
il parrocothe parish priest
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nouns : publications

ItalianoEnglish
la ArenaVerona newspaper
il Manifestofar-left newspaper in Roma
Gazzetta (della Sport)National paper's sports section
Panoramamagazine
La StampaTurin's newspaper
Rigoremagazine
i razzistithe rascists
il Messaggeronewspaper of Roma
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nouns: soccer stadiums

ItalianoEnglish
BentegodiVerona (Veneto)
Curva Sud(the) south end
Lo Stadio San NicolaBari (Puglia)
Lo Stadio delle AlpiTurin (*pompidou-esque, 20 minutes norht of town)
San SiroMilano
OlimpicoRoma
CibaliCatania, Sicilia
San PaoloNapoli
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nouns: soccer teams (la squadra) a9Serie A: has 18 teams)

teamplace and team colors
FIGALa Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
Vivo AzzurroLA COMMUNITY UFFICIALE DELLE NAZIONALI E DEL CALCIO ITALIANO
Hellas Verona F.C.Verona, Vicenza, gialloblu (www.hellasverona.it) established 1906 from Liceo Mattei boys,
Hellashomeland
il Giallobluthe yellow-blue brigades (the fan club of Hellas Verona)
i tifosithe fans
brigatebrigades (what the fans call themselves)
buteiVeronese for bambini, little kids
UdineseUdine (Fruili-Venezia) nickname; Terremotati(victims of an earthquake-1976)
BariBari, Puglia
Juventus (Juve)Turin, nickname Gobbi, hunchbacks( a symbol of luck)
AC MilanMilano, Piedmont roosoneri (red and black) Berlusconi's media funded team, "Milanisti"
Inter Milanblu e nero
AC RomaRoma, Lazio celeste e bianche
RegginaReggio di Calabria
FlorentinaFirenze, Tuscany, "Forza Viola!" viola is team color
LazioRoma, Lazio rosso e giallo
LecceLecce, Puglia
ParmaParma, ER
AtalantaBergamo
Perugiaitalian language school for foreigners, tiber valley, Lake Trasimeno (between () less)
Inter MilanMilano, Piedmont
BreciaBrecia,Lombardy
Bologna(left-sing town) communisti "rossi di merda, voi siete rossi di merda, shitty reds, you're shitty reds"
VicenzaVicenza, rosso e bianco, historical rival to Verona nickname: "cat-eaters" from old Veronese saying, owned by British investor consortium
NapoliNapoli (CB)
Gli Azzurrithe Italian National Team, world cup team
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more teams, team institutions, etc

Question Answer
Champions Leagueplayoffs
Coppa Italiaanother playoff
UEFA CupEuropean playoff
Chievoteam in suburbs of Verona, Serie B, nickname the "dam" next to river Adige
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nouns: political or sports figures

ItalianoEnglish
la famiglia Scaligeri`ancient masters of Verona
Giambasttista Pastorelloowner of Hellas Verona, of Vicenzan descent
Ceasar Prendellisoccer coach (Verona)
marsilli salumisalami co. sponsoring team
Luis Ignacio Marsiglia(jewish) south american (religious instructor) who falsly claimed to have been a victim or a hate crime
Guido PapagliaVerona chief prosecuting magistrate
Papa WojtylaPope John Paul
"la Partita della fede"game of soccer organized by Pope, "The Match of Faith"
Michele Santoro"offensively pious presenter of TV debates"
Stevanin --a serial killer that lived outside of Verona in Terrazzo "sepeliva le putane nel giarin, col badil he buried prostitiutes in his garden with a spade
Sciuscia` a Neopolitian urchin who make his pennies shining shoes (scarpa) also in today's time:M. Santoro RAI show about poor
Roberto PulieroVerona sports announcer
Balillapatriotic hero used for youth brigades by fascism
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nouns: acronyms, political parties, institutions

ItalianoEnglish
TIMTelefonia Italia Mobile
Salo`fascist government in area of the Veneto (Austrian-Hungarian ties)
Lega Nordseparatist in current Veneto area, considered bigot and rascists
Liceo Maffeiprep school in Verona
Montevideoa university in verona
Piazza BraVerona's huge central square
Bersaglierimilitary (special forces-ish)
E`crire l'Europeliterary festival in France
CONIItalian Olympic Federation
Federcalcio tootballing authorties
Northern Leagueagainst illegal immigrants
Caporetto, TriesteOctober, 1917, WWI, 6,000 Italian troops die in the Alps
25 AprilLiberation Day (from Germany WWII)
Forza Italiaberlusconi's party
Allenza Nasionaleright of Forza
Rifondazione comunistaextreme left
Forza Nuovaracist
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nouns:

ItalianoEnglish
Amaro Montenegrosour after-dinner spirit
Montenegraliquer
il pullmanlike greyhound bus
il mutandethe pants
il fondothe bottom
"detto"nickname
il verdettothe verdict
trionfotriumpf
tristezzadisappointment
vittoriavictory
vergognadisgrace, shame
scaramanziagood luck charm
arbitroarbitrator, judge
magomagic
forma negativaa jinx
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nouns: authors

Question Answer
Giovanni Verga"I malavoglia," set in Aci Trezza, Sicily
Lautremont1869, "Chants de Maldoror," about perverse and cruel serial killer (and which serial killer isn't perverse and cruel?) Robert Calasso essay, tim parks traslation
(everything must be the subject of sarcasm) colbert?
Leopardi1828 "Discourse on hte Present Stae of the Customs of the Italians"
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nouns: the groups that northern italians are racists and bigoted agains t(their terms)

ItalianoEnglish
terrone (i)of the earth, derogatory terms used for those from il Meridonali (southern Italy- considered to be anything south of Bologna or the River Po!)
contrabandistismugglers
zingarigypsies
africani
albanesi
kurdi
scafistirubber boat runners
la scimmiathe monkey
cuginastrinasty cousins (referring to nearby Vincenza by the Verona fans)
"aqua e sapone, ci vuole aqua e sapone"it takes soap and water (to wash a southerner)
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nouns:

ItalianoEnglish
sangueblood
i stragithe carnage
violenzaviolence
i adozioniadoptions
ha diritto ahas a right to
extra-comunitaricitizens outside of the EC (only 3 non citizens allowed on the field at the same time in soccer, so if you can obtain dual citizenship, you are worth more to EU teams)
le voci biancheunbroken voices of young boys
sotto voceone voice
soli contro tuttialone against everyone
gemelalaggiotwinning(Britsh english), sister-city(American english)
PerspexPlexiglass
divisauniform
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Players with dual nationality :

Question Answer
Mauro Camoranesi
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pronouns

ItalianoEnglish
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