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Parole Parole

Launched in 2017, Parole Parole is our home-made web series. Every week, we present an Italian word, be it old, new, out of use, impossible to translate, strange, quintessentially Italian, or used all around the world. It features famous guests of Casa Italiana, as well as students, professors and Casa members.
 

Parole Parole: "Bofonchiare"

Today's word is BOFONCHIARE, Italian for mumbling and complaining.

Parole Parole: "Minestra"

Today's word is MINESTRA, Italian for soup.

Parole Parole: "Pasticcio"

Today's word is PASTICCIO and other derivations of the word.

Parole Parole: "Monello"

Today's word is MONELLO, Italian for a brat, someone who is naughty.

Parole Parole: "Pogo"

Today's word is POGO, Italian for a mosh pit.

Parole Parole: "Furfante"

Today's word is FURFANTE, Italian for a petty thief.

Parole Parole: "Sciocco"

Today's word is SCIOCCO, Italian for silly (but also used to mean "saltless.")

Parole Parole: "Solfeggio"

Today's word is SOLFEGGIO.

Featuring musician Marta Casarin.

Parole Parole: "Zerbino"

Today's word is ZERBINO, Italian for doormat.

Featuring designer Fabrizio Cuomo.

Parole Parole: "Bizza"

Today's word is BIZZA, Italian for a tantrum.

Parole Parole: "Formicolìo"

Today's word is FORMICOLIO, Italian for a "swarm" or a "tingling sensation."

Parole Parole: "Ottimo"

Today's word is OTTIMO, Italian for "great," or "optimal."