Words of Italian    Origin
algebra
antipasto
arcade
biscotti
broccoli
cappuccino
cello
extravangza
façade
fiasco
gondola
graffiti
maestro
malaria
operetta
torso
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  • Antipasto (plural antipasti), means "before the meal" and is the traditional first course of a formal Italian meal. Traditional antipasto includes cured meats, olives,
  • A cappuccino (Italian pronunciation: [kapputˈtʃiːno], English pronunciation: /ˌkæpəˈtʃiːnoʊ/, meaning "Capuchin" or literally "small cap") is anItalian coffee drink prepared with espresso, hot milk, and steamed-milk foam. The name comes from the Capuchin friars, referring to the colour of their habits
  • 1876, shortening of violoncello
  • An extravaganza is a literary or musical work (often musical theatre) characterized by freedom of style and structure
  • A facade or façade ( /fəˈsɑːd/) is generally one exterior side of a building, usually, but not always, the front. The word comes from the French language, literally meaning "frontage" or "face".
  • Fiasco="flop, frost, flagon“In English the word fiasco means an absolute, abject or utterly humiliating failure. 
  • From “graffiato” = scratched
  • Maestro (from the Italian maestro, meaning "master" or "teacher") is a title of extreme respect given to a master musician. 
  • from It. mal'aria, from mala aria, lit. "bad air," from mala "bad" (fem. of malo, from L. malus; seemal-) + aria "air" (see air (n.1)). 
  • "light opera," 1775, from It. operetta, dim. of opera.
  • 1797, from It. torso "trunk of a statue," originally "stalk, stump,"
  • Y6 words of italian origin

    1. 1. Words of Italian Origin
    2. 2. algebra
    3. 3. antipasto
    4. 4. arcade
    5. 5. biscotti
    6. 6. broccoli
    7. 7. cappuccino
    8. 8. cello
    9. 9. extravangza
    10. 10. façade
    11. 11. fiasco
    12. 12. gondola
    13. 13. graffiti
    14. 14. maestro
    15. 15. malaria
    16. 16. operetta
    17. 17. torso
    18. 18. www.kalamundacs.wa.edu.au Visit our online resource pages

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