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Welcome to the Italian learning page!

You will find below many free resources to learn and practice this language.

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Facts about Italian[edit | edit source]

  • Language code (ISO 639-3): ita
  • Autonyms (how to write "Italian" in Italian): Italiano / Lingua italiana
  • Other names for "Italian": Italiano, Italienisch, Italien, Talijanski, Italijanski, Talyaaniga
  • The Italian language is spoken in: Italy

Italian (italiano) or lingua italiana is a Romance language of the Indo-European language family. Italian is the closest national language to Latin, from which it descends via vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire. Taking into account both national and regional languages, it is seen that Italian and Sardinian are together the least differentiated from Latin. Italian is an official language in Italy, Switzerland (Ticino and the Grisons), San Marino, and Vatican City. Source:

Italian Dictionaries[edit | edit source]

β€’ Grande dizionario della lingua italiana: Great dictionary of the Italian language (20 volumes), Accademia della Crusca

β€’ Vocabolario degli accademici della Crusca: 5 editions of the dictionary of the Accademia della Crusca (17th-20th)

β€’ Il tesoro della lingua italiana, Vocabolario nomenclatore illustrato, by Palmiro Premoli (1920) A-H & F-Z

β€’ Dizionario universale della lingua italiana by Policarpo Petrocchi (1912)

β€’ Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana: etymological dictionary by Ottorino Pianigiani (1907)

β€’ Treccani: Italian dictionary (meanings) & encyclopaedia

β€’ Il Nuovo De Mauro: Italian dictionary (meanings)

β€’ Corriere della Sera: Italian Dictionary (Sabatini Coletti) English-Italian, French-Italian, German-Italian

β€’ Hoepli: Italian dictionary (meanings)

β€’ La Repubblica: Italian dictionary (Hoepli) & Italian-English

β€’ Garzanti: Italian & English-Italian & French-Italian

β€’ Olivetti: Italian dictionary (meanings) & proverbs

β€’ Sapere: Italian dictionary (meanings, synomyms & antonyms, multilingual translation) & encyclopaedia

β€’ Reverso: Italian-English dictionary & words in context

β€’ Collins: Spanish-English dictionary

β€’ WordReference: Italian-English dictionary

β€’ Iate: multilingual terminological dictionary (European Union)

Free Italian Lessons[edit | edit source]

Language Exchange[edit | edit source]

Forum[edit | edit source]

Tools[edit | edit source]

Marketplace[edit | edit source]

Last Lessons[edit | edit source]

Vatican City Timeline β€” Italian Language as a Second Language β€” Italian Language in the World β€” Italian Language Variations β€” Visual Arts β€” Music and Performing Arts β€” Fashion and Design β€” Congiuntivo Passato β€” Futuro Anteriore β€” Trapassato Remoto β€” Trapassato Prossimo β€” Religion and Believes β€” Italian Society and Customs β€” Contemporary Italian Politics β€” Environment and Ecology β€” Science and Research β€” Computer and Technology β€” Conditional Subjunctive β€” Simple Past Subjunctive β€” Imperative Form β€” Present Subjunctive β€” Italian Contemporary Art β€” Italian Cinema Industry β€” Famous Italian Writers and Poets β€” Tourism and Hospitality β€” Shopping and Services β€” Work and Employment β€” Family and Relationships β€” Condizionale Presente β€” Imperfect Tense


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