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lessico pg 172

la Befana a benevolent witch who bring toys on jan 6
il Capodanno New Year's Day
il Carnevale Carnival
celebrare/festeggiare to celebrate
il cenone New Year's Eve dinner
la colomba Easter cake in the shape of a dove
il discorso speech
i fuochi artificiali fireworks
il martedì grasso fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras
il mercoledì delle Ceneri Ash Wednesday
il Natale Christmas
il pandoro traditional Christmas cake
il panettone traditional Christmas cake
la Pasqua Easter
il patrono/la patrona patron
la Quaresima Lent
la ricorrenza yearly festivity
la sagra festival
il Santo Patrono/la Santa Patrona Patron Saint
la sfilata parade
il torrone traditional Christmas nougat
le uova di Pasqua chocolate Easter eggs
l'amuleto amulet
il/la chiromante fortune-teller
fare le corna to knock on wood
in bocca al lupo!/Crepi il lupo! Good luck!/Thank you!
il malocchio evil eye
l'oroscopo horoscope
portare fortuna to bring good luck
portare sfortuna to bring bad luck
scaramantico/a superstitious
la scaramanzia/lo scongiuro superstitious practice
scongiurare to ward off bad luck
il soprannaturale supernatural
il talismano talisman
toccare ferro to knock on wood (literally, to touch iron)
tramandare to pass down/to transmit
Created by: alyannac