Italian Nouns

Welcome to the third Italian lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Italian to help you practice your daily phrases.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
patate
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
pomodori
onions
onions Audio
cipolle
carrots
carrots Audio
carote
fruits
fruits Audio
frutta
apples
apples Audio
mele
bananas
bananas Audio
banane
oranges
oranges Audio
arance

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Italian
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
ha del latte? Audio
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
ho latte e caffè Audio
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
ha tre mele Audio
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
ha solo una mela Audio
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
viviamo in una piccola casa Audio
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
mi piace la nostra colazione Audio

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
pane
milk
milk Audio
latte
butter
butter Audio
burro
cheese
cheese Audio
formaggio
coffee
coffee Audio
caffè
sandwich
sandwich Audio
panino
meat
meat Audio
carne
chicken
chicken Audio
pollo
fish
fish Audio
pesce
breakfast
breakfast Audio
prima colazione
lunch
lunch Audio
pranzo
dinner
dinner Audio
cena

Conversation in Italian

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Italian
Do you speak (English/ Italian)?
parla (inglese/italiano)? Audio
Just a little
un pochino Audio
I like Italian
mi piace l'italiano Audio
Can I practice with you?
posso fare pratica con lei? Audio
How old are you?
quanti anni ha? Audio
I'm thirty three years old
ho 33 anni Audio
It was nice talking to you
mi ha fatto piacere parlare con lei! Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Italian. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Italian Adjectives   Italian Adjectives

Italian Plural   Italian Plural



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