Common Italian Words
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How to pronounce the 300 most common Italian words
Here are some of the most common Italian words to get you started. Further on in this lesson we will look at the pronunciation of these and many more Italian words.
- Il - The (for masculine nouns)
- Essere - To be
- Questo - This
- Cosa - What
- Di - Of
- Avere - To have
- Quello - That
- Anno - Tear
- E - And
- Dire - To say
After you learn these words, understanding Italian will be much easier!