Useful Italian Words & Phrases for Visiting Italy

Useful Italian Words & Phrases for Visiting Italy

Before you are go to visit Italy, whether on holiday, a weekend break, backpacking or traveling it is important you try to learn some of the local lingo. We have put together some easy to learn essential basic Italian words and phrases which will really make your experience a lot easier.

 

Basic Phrases

  • Hello - salve
  • Goodbye - arrive derci
  • Good morning - Buon pomeriggio
  • Good night - Buona notte
  • Please - per favore
  • Excuse me - mi scusi
  • Yes - Sino
  • No thank you - Grazie
  • You are welcome - Prego
  • I do not understand - Non capisco

 

Conversational

  • Do you speak English? Parla English
  • Where do you live? Dove abiti?

 

Directions & Getting Around

  • Where is...? Dove si trova?
  • How much is the fare? Quanto costa il biglietto?
  • Ticket - Biglietto
  • A ticket to..., please - Un biglietto a ..., per favore
  • Do you have...? Avreste...?
  • How much does this cost? Quanto costa?

 

Food & Cuisine

  • Breakfast - Prima Colazione
  • Lunch - Pranzo
  • Dinner - Cena
  • Drink - Bevanda
  • Water - Acqua
  • Beer - Birra
  • Meat - Carne
  • Fish - Pesce
  • Vegetable - Legumi
  • Fruit - Frutta

 

Days of the Week

  • Monday - Lunedì
  • Tuesday - Martedì
  • Wednesday - Mercoledì
  • Thursday - Giovedì
  • Friday - Venerdì
  • Saturday - Sabato
  • Sunday - Domenica

 

Numbers

  • 0 - zero
  • 1 - uno
  • 2 - due
  • 3 - tre
  • 4 - quattro
  • 5 - cinque
  • 6 - sei
  • 7 - sette
  • 8 - otto
  • 9 - nove
  • 10 - dieci
  • 11 - undici
  • 12 - dodici
  • 13 - tredici
  • 14 - quattordici
  • 15 - quindici
  • 16 - sedici
  • 17 - diciassette
  • 18 - diciotto
  • 19 - diciannove
  • 20 - venti
  • 30 - trenta
  • 40 - quaranta
  • 50 - cinquanta
  • 60 - sessanta
  • 70 - settanta
  • 80 - ottanta
  • 90 - novanta
  • 100 - cento

 

Would you like to learn Italian? Search our featured Italian language courses in Italy today!

 

 

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