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For questions on writing, formatting and speaking of a group of connected or related items.

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List of Italian proper names and common diminutives

I was wondering whether there is a Wikipedia page holding a complete list of Italian proper names, and their diminutives (for example, Francesco: Checco, Giuliano: Nano, etc.). Not sure if names can ...
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Cross-language equivalents of Italian proper names

I was wondering whether a wikipedia name exists listing all proper name correspondences between names in English and names in Italian. For example, John: Giovanni. It would even be good if there were ...
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Parole italiane con due categorie grammaticali

La parola danza in italiano può essere, a seconda del contesto, un sostantivo (la danza) oppure un verbo (egli danza). La parola lingua, invece, ha due significati (parte del corpo oppure linguaggio), ...
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Punti di sospensione per un elenco: come utilizzarli in italiano

È possibile utilizzare i punti di sospensione "…" per omettere di scrivere l'intero elenco di elementi di un insieme? Utilizzarli in pratica al posto di locuzione come "etc. etc.". Non trovo molti ...
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What's the correct way of writing a non-terminated list?

When writing lists, it's sometimes the case in which the list is left non-terminated, using expressions like et cetera, eccetera or an ellipsis (...). Consider the following examples Comma + ...
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Items of a list: Should I capitalize them and use a period at the end?

In English, the items of a list are written like in the following sentence. I have done all my today's jobs: Prepared breakfast for the family Made sure everybody was awake in time for ...