Italian for cupboard - l’armadio

Italian for cupboard


... imagine coming out of the cupboard is a male ARMADILLO (m) in an ARMANI suit.

The word in Italian for cupboard is ...

The word in Italian for cupboard - l’armadio - sounds very much like ARMADILLO and ARMANI in English.

Picture in your mind an armadillo coming out of a cupboard wearing an Armani suit.

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  • The main character is male
  • The voice recordings in the programme are male
  • The words are highlighted in blue colour-coding

Note also that this word takes the Definite Article (the) l’ as it is a masculine word beginning with vowel.

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I libri sono nell'armadio.
The books are in the cupboard.

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The Plurals Forms of Regular Masculine Nouns and Definite Articles

Regular Masculine Nouns ending in:

- o
- e
- a

Change their endings to - i in the plural:

albero → alberi - trees
studente → studenti - students
cane → cani - dogs
tema → temi - themes

The Definite Articles also change in the plural as follows:

il → i
lo → gli
l’ → gli

the dog: il cane → i cani - the dogs
the theme: il tema → i temi - the themes
the tree: l’albero → gli alberi - the trees
the student: lo studente → gli studenti - the students

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