Valentine’s day post:14 names Italian use between lovers

As Valentine’s day is approaching I thought about listing the most popular names that Italians use between lovers (and in same cases between close friends). The listing is accompained with the literal English translation, however all of the followings might sound in English like darling, sweetheart, honey and the likes.   Tesoro (and the abbreviation[…]

How to form the IMPERATIVE with Italian verbs

The imperative in Italian is used to give orders or exhortations. As you will find out it is a rather regular tense. Also, the imperative exists just in the present tense! And the first and third persons singular (IO e LUI/LEI) do not exist.   TU and VOI are the same as in the indicative,[…]