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I·tal·ian

 (ĭ-tăl′yən)
adj.
Of or relating to Italy or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Italy.
b. A person of Italian ancestry.
2. The Romance language of the Italians and an official language of Switzerland.

[Middle English, from Latin Italiānus, from Italia, Italy.]
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Italian

(ɪˈtæljən)
n
1. (Languages) the official language of Italy and one of the official languages of Switzerland: the native language of approximately 60 million people. It belongs to the Romance group of the Indo-European family, and there is a considerable diversity of dialects
2. (Peoples) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Italy, or a descendant of one
adj
4. (Placename) relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Italy, its inhabitants, or their language
5. (Peoples) relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Italy, its inhabitants, or their language
6. (Languages) relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Italy, its inhabitants, or their language
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I•tal•ian

(ɪˈtæl yən)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Italy.
2. a Romance language spoken in Italy, Corsica, and the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. Abbr.: It
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Italy, its people, or their language.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin]
pron: The pronunciation of Italian with an initial (ī) sound (pronounced like eye) is heard primarily from uneducated speakers. It is sometimes used facetiously or disparagingly and is usu. considered offensive.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.italian - a native or inhabitant of ItalyItalian - a native or inhabitant of Italy  
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
ginzo, greaseball, Guinea - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
Etruscan - a native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria; the Etruscans influenced the Romans (who had suppressed them by about 200 BC)
Neopolitan - a resident of Naples
Roman - a resident of modern Rome
Sabine - a member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people of the central Apennines north of Rome who were conquered and assimilated into the Roman state in 290 BC
Venetian - a resident of Venice
Sicilian - a resident of Sicily
Tuscan - a resident of Tuscany
Oscan - an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania
Samnite - an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania who clashed repeatedly with the early Romans
Florentine - a native or resident of Florence, Italy
Genoese - a native or resident of Genoa
Milanese - a native or inhabitant of Milan
Neapolitan - a native or inhabitant of Naples
Sardinian - a native or inhabitant of Sardinia
2.Italian - the Romance language spoken in Italy
Signora - an Italian title or form of address for a married woman
Signorina - an Italian title or form of address for an unmarried woman
Latinian language, Romance language, Romance - the group of languages derived from Latin
Old Italian - the Italian language up to the middle of the 16th century
Sardinian - the Italian dialect spoken in Sardinia; sometimes considered a separate language with many loan words from Spanish
Tuscan - a dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence)
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
donna - an Italian woman of rank
Adj.1.Italian - of or pertaining to or characteristic of Italy or its people or culture or language; "Italian cooking"
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Translations
Italitalskýitalština
italienskitaliener
itala
Itaalia
italiaitalialainen
इतालवी
talijanskiTalijan
olasz
Bahasa Italia
イタリア語イタリアのイタリア人
이탈리아 사람이탈리아어이탈리아의
italicus
itāļu valoda
italianoitalianositalianaitalianas
italiană
Taliansky
ItalijanItalijankaitalijanščina
italienskitalienskaitalienare
Kiitaliano
เกี่ยวกับอิตาลีชาวอิตาเลียนภาษาอิตาเลียน
tiếng Ýngười Ýthuộc nước/người/tiếng Ý

Italian

[ɪˈtælɪən]
A. ADJitaliano
B. N
1. (= person) → italiano/a m/f
2. (Ling) → italiano m
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Italian

[ɪˈtæljən]
adjitalien(ne)
n
(= person) → Italien(ne) m/f
(= language) → italien m
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Italian

adjitalienisch
n
Italiener(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Italienisch nt
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Italian

[ɪˈtæljən]
1. adjitaliano/a; (lesson, teacher, dictionary) → d'italiano; (king) → d'Italia
2. n (person) → italiano/a; (language) → italiano
the Italians → gli italiani
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italian

إِيطَالِيٌّ, إِيطَالِيٌّ, اللغة الإيطالية Ital, italský, italština italiener, italiensk Italiener, italienisch Ιταλικά, ιταλικός, Ιταλός italiano italia, italialainen italien Talijan, talijanski italiano イタリアの, イタリア人, イタリア語 이탈리아 사람, 이탈리아어, 이탈리아의 Italiaan, Italiaans italiener, italiensk język włoski, Włoch, włoski italiano итальянец, итальянский, итальянский язык italienare, italiensk, italienska เกี่ยวกับอิตาลี, ชาวอิตาเลียน, ภาษาอิตาเลียน İtalyan, İtalyanca người Ý, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Ý, tiếng Ý 意大利人, 意大利的, 意大利语
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