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Ponti Capitolo 6

New Year's Day il Capodanno
Carnival il Carnevale
to celebrate celebrare/festeggiare
New Year's Eve Dinner il cenone
speech il discorso
fireworks i fuochi artificiali
fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras il martedì grasso
Ash Wednesday il mercoledì delle Ceneri
Christmas il Natale
traditional Christmas cake il pandoro/il panettone
Easter la Pasqua
patron il patrono/la patrona
Lent la Quaresima
yearly festivity la ricorrenza
festival la sagra
Patron Saint il Santo Patrono/la Santa Patrona
witch who brings toys to good children and coal to bad ones on January 6 la Befana
traditional Easter cake in the shape of a dove la colomba
parade la sfilata
traditional Christmas nougat il torrone
chocolate Easter eggs le uova di Pasqua
amulet l'amuleto
fortune-teller il/la chiromante
to knock on wood fare le corna
Good luck!/ Thank you! In bocca al lupo!/Crepi il lupo!
evil eye il malocchio
horoscope l'oroscopo
to bring good luck portare fortuna
to bring bad luck portare sfortuna
superstitious scaramantico/a
superstitious practice la scaramanzia/ lo scongiuro
to ward off bad luck scongiurare
supernatural il soprannaturale
talisman il talismano
to knock on wood (literally, to touch iron) toccare ferro
tramandare to pass down/to transmit
peasant culture la cultura contadina
fairy tale/ fable la favola/ la fiaba
folklore il folklore
gesture il gesto
merry-go-round, ride (amusement park) la giostra
amusement park il luna park
roller coaster le montagne russe (f.pl.)
to tell (a story), to narrate raccontare
seasonal stagionale (adj.)
Created by: jessi3996