Say no to the use of English words in Italian – part 2

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Following on from my last blog “Say no to the use of English words in Italian” I have started to notice more and more anglitaliano words! However I could quite believe my eyes when I read the following blog! What would Dante Aligheri, the Father of the Italian Language think about this!

http://www.culturediscovery.com/tuscany-umbria-cooking-vacation-blog/culture/anglitaliano-english-words-everyday-italian/

In an attempt to fight back here are my alternatives (where there is one) to these Anglitaliano words!

OKAY – Va bene

WEEKEND  – il fine settimana

COMPUTER – 

MODEM – 

ONLINE – in rete

TEST – prova

WEBCAM – telecamera per PC

EMAIL – la posta elettronica

INTERNET – la rete

ROUTER – 

SERVER SOFTWARE – 

PASSWORD – 

DOWNLOAD – scaricare

FILE – 

KNOW-HOW  – la conoscenza

ALBUM – 

MUSIC – la musica

BOY BAND – 

CD – 

BLUES – 

HIP HOP – 

GRIND – 

CORE – 

POP STAR – artista pop

JAZZ – 

HIT – 

ROCK BAND – complesso rock

BLACK OUT – 

WOW! – 

BLUE JEANS — 

SMOKING (nothing to do with Smoking this is a tuxedo) – abito da sera

COOL – fantastic! / bello! / mitico!

SINGLES BAR – locale per single

HOTEL – un albergo

SEXY – sensuale / attraente

COCKTAIL – 

MANAGER – direttore

MISTER – signore

BEAUTIFUL – bello

MAKEUP – il trucco

EXTRA-LARGE T-SHIRT  – una maglietta XL

BEAUTY – bellezza

NEW LOOK – nuovo look

EX – 

BOYFRIEND – ragazzo

BABYSITTER – tata

PRIVACY – vita privata

BYE BYE – Ciao

PARTY – festa

SNOB – tipo altezzoso

STRESS – stress

DRINK – una bebita

CLUB – 

BAND – gruppo

FAN – un tiffo

DARK – scuro / buio

PERFORMANCE  – lo spettacolo

SOLD OUT– esaurito

TICKET – biglietto

VOUCHER – 

STAFF  – gli impegati

OH YEAH! – ah si!

SUPER DEEJAY – 

DOPING – 

WELFARE – sussidi pubblici

SCOOTER  – motorino`

PUB  – 

HOT DOG – 

SANDWICH – tramezzino / panino

HAMBURGER – 

SNACK – lo spuntino

CRACKERS – 

SPORT – 

TV – 

TALK SHOW – 

FILM – 

REALITY SHOW – 

SPINNING – 

JOGGING (or FOOTING)  – 

BODY BUILDING – 

TENNIS – 

SEX APPEAL – 

STICKER – etichetta

TEST DRIVE – prova su strada

STOP – fermata

GAS – benzina

SMOG – 

GARAGE – officina

SHOPPING, – la spesa / le spese

PICNIC – scampagnata

BUSINESS PARTNER – partner commerciale

GOSSIP  – pettegolezzo

NEWS – notizia

HANDICAP – disabile

KILLER – assassino

PACEMAKER – stimolatore

SHOCK  – uno spavento

NO COMMENT – 

SCOOP – 

PARTNERSHIP – impresa collettiva

BRIEFING – 

BRAINSTORMING  – 

LOCATION posto / luogo

BOOK SHOP – libreria

BUDGET – bilancio di previsione

SLOGAN – 

MARKETING  – 

MEETING – reunione

BED AND BREAKFAST  – pensione

LOFT – soffitta

BIG OPEN SPACE – grande spazio aperto

RESORT – villaggio turistico

TREND – moda

FICTION – romanzo

GOOD NIGHT – buona notte

LEADER – capo / comandante

RECORD – primato

Well I tried! If you can think of any alternatives or any more where I couldn’t find one then let me know!

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