100 Basic Italian Vocabularies

We believe in learning the most important vocabularies first to start off your learning journey on the right foot. The list below contains 100 of the most frequently used Italian vocabularies. For more vocabularies like that, check out our yellow vocabulary book towards the end of this page.

EnglishItalian
Iio
youtu
helui
shelei
itesso
wenoi
youvoi
theyloro
whatcosa
whochi
wheredove
whyperché
howcome
whichquale
whenquando
thendopo
ifse
reallydavvero
butma
becauseperché
notnon
thisquesto
thatquello
alltutto
oro
ande
to knowsapere (so, avere saputo, sapendo)
to thinkpensare (penso, avere pensato, pensando)
to comevenire (vengo, essere venuto, venendo)
to putmettere (metto, avere messo, mettendo)
to takeprendere (prendo, avere/essere preso, prendendo)
to findtrovare (trovo, avere trovato, trovando)
to listenascoltare (ascolto, avere ascoltato, ascoltando)
to worklavorare (lavoro, avere lavorato, lavorando)
to talkparlare (parlo, avere parlato, parlando)
to givedare (do, avere dato, dando)
to likepiacere (piaccio, essere piaciuto, piacendo)
to helpaiutare (aiuto, avere aiutato, aiutando)
to loveamare (amo, avere amato, amando)
to callfare una telefonata (faccio, avere fatto, facendo)
to waitaspettare (aspetto, avere aspettato, aspettando)
0zero
1uno
2due
3tre
4quattro
5cinque
6sei
7sette
8otto
9nove
10dieci
11undici
12dodici
13tredici
14quattordici
15quindici
16sedici
17diciassette
18diciotto
19diciannove
20venti
newnuovo (nuova, nuovi, nuove)
oldvecchio (vecchia, vecchi, vecchie)
fewpoco (poca, pochi, poche)
manytanto (tanta, tanti, tante)
wrongsbagliato (sbagliata, sbagliati, sbagliate)
correctcorretto (corretta, corretti, corrette)
badcattivo (cattiva, cattivi, cattive)
goodbuono (buona, buoni, buone)
happycontento (contenta, contenti, contente)
shortcorto (corta, corti, corte)
longlungo (lunga, lunghi, lunghe)
smallpiccolo (piccola, piccoli, piccole)
biggrande (grande, grandi, grandi)
there
herequi
rightdestra
leftsinistra
beautifulbella (bello, bella, belli, belle)
younggiovane (giovane, giovani, giovani)
oldvecchio (vecchia, vecchi, vecchie)
hellosalve
okok
of coursecerto
bye byeciao
good byearrivederci
excuse memi scusi
sorryscusa
thank yougrazie
pleaseper favore
nowadesso
hour(la) ora (l'ora)
minute(il) minuto
second(il) secondo
day(il) giorno
week(la) settimana
month(il) mese
year(il) anno (l'anno)
evening(la) sera
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