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22 votes
7 answers
3k views

Why translate cities and person names?

16 votes
8 answers
3k views

Is it a common Italian practice the use of definite article for feminine proper names, like in Veneto region?

16 votes
3 answers
10k views

How should I translate "mica" adverb into English?

15 votes
4 answers
2k views

Does "sfiga" come etymologically from "figa"?

14 votes
8 answers
5k views

Is using "assai" in Italian considered vulgar language?

14 votes
3 answers
5k views

Who decided the switch from "voi" to "Lei" in the 20th century?

11 votes
3 answers
3k views

How was the expression 'rompere le scatole' born?

10 votes
3 answers
15k views

Which one is correct: "ho dimenticato" or "mi sono dimenticato"?

9 votes
3 answers
8k views

Which one is correct: "ti raccomando" vs "mi raccomando"?

7 votes
2 answers
571 views

How come there are two gender forms, "tavola" and "tavolo"? Which one is proper?

7 votes
2 answers
248 views

What's the origin of the "-mente" postfix? Is it connected to the "mente" substantive?

5 votes
1 answer
527 views

Why was the "-ista" suffix used for traditionally male jobs? Is it correct to use "-isto" variant?

5 votes
1 answer
741 views

How was the double meaning/use of "prego" in the sequence "prego-grazie-prego" born?

4 votes
1 answer
234 views

Is it correct to attach the superlative suffix to substantives? Like "in gambissima"?

4 votes
2 answers
347 views

Overuse and overload of "schifo", "fa schifo". Is it a recent thing?