Italian for Shirt

la camicia

Italian for shirt

la camicia

... imagine actress Cameron Diaz (f) says,
once I buy this new shirt!"

The word in Italian for shirt is ...

la camicia - remember the picture of Cameron Diaz holding a shirt and saying, "I'll COME MEET YA* later!"

(*YA = slang for 'you')

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Learn the Gender ...

You'll automatically check the gender of every noun with the 200 Words a Day! unique Gender Triggers incorporated into every Memory Trigger. In the picture for Italian for shirt:

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

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Sentences - the word in action.

Click on the picture to see and hear a sample sentence of every word like Italian for shirt.

All are written and recorded by native Italian speakers for natural intonation. These every-day sentences are a great way to develop your reading, listening and writing skills and to learn even more new words and expressions.

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Great for extension practice and enhancing your learning.

Devo lavare i calzini, la mia camicetta e la tua camicia.
(I) have to wash the socks, my blouse and your shirt.

e-Flashcardz - photographic visuals

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Plurals – Some Irregular Noun Plural endings

Irregular Masculine Nouns Ending Changes in Plural, e.g.:

il figlio → gli figli - the sons
lo zio → gli zii - the uncles
Note: with accent on the i, as in zio, the i is doubled.

- with accent on second-to-last syllable:

l’abbraccio → i abbracchi - the hugs

l'albergo → gli alberghi - the hotels

- with accent on third-to-last syllable:

il gioco → i gioci - the games

lo psicologo → gli psicologi - the pyschologists (m)

Some Irregular Feminine Nouns Ending Changes in Plural, e.g.:

la banca → le banche - the banks

la droga → le droghe - the banks

la farmacia → le farmacie - the pharmacies/drug stores/chemists

- when ending preceded by a vowel:

la camicia → le camicie - the shirts

la valigia → le valigie - the suitcases

- when ending preceded by a consonant:

l'arancia → le arance - the oranges

la pioggia → le piogge - the rains

Here's a sneaky trick: A few Nouns CHANGE from Masculine to Feminine forms in the plural, e.g.

il bracciole braccia - the arms

il ditole dita - the fingers

il lenzuolole lenzuola - the sheets

l'uovole uova - the eggs

il paiole paia - the pairs

un centinaiodelle centinaia - hundreds

milemila - thousands

Nouns borrowed from other languages remain the same in the plural, just the Definite Article becomes plural, e.g.

il computeri computer - the computers

la hostessle hostess - the hostesses

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