A brief list of useful Italian travel phrases
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These translations indicate how to say the word phonetically.

hello = CHOW, BWON JOR-noh
goodbye = ah-ree-veh-DAIR-chee
please = PAIR fah-VO-reh
thank you = GRAH-zy-eh
you're welcome = PREH-go
it is nice to meet you = OON pee-ah-CHAIR-eh
take me to my hotel = mee PWOH por-TAH-reh all oh-TEL
where is the bathroom = Doh-veh SOH-no ee gah-bee-NET-tee
how much does this cost = KWAN-toe COAST-ah
help = eye-OO-toh
doctor = MEH-dee-koh
police = poh-lee-ZEE-ah
pharmacy = far-mah-CHEE-ah
taxi = TAXI
train = TREH-noh
subway = MEH-troh
bus = OW-toh-booss
street = STRA-dah, VEE-ah
left = see-NEE-strah
right = DESS-trah
middle = MET-zoh
under = SOH-toh
beef = bee-STEK-ah
chicken = POLL-oh
lamb = AG-NEL-LO
fish = PESH-eh
pork = my-AH-le
veal = vee-TELL-oh
ham = pro-SHOE-toh
broil = GRIG-LI-ARE
bake = CUO-CERE AL FOR-NO
boil = boh-LEE-reh
fry = FEE-jair-eh
vegetable = ver-DOO-rah
salad = een-sah-LAH-tah
bread = PAH-neh
cheese = for-MAH-joh
rice = REE-soh
potato = pah-TAH-tah
soup = TZOO-pah
chocolate = choh-koh-LAH-toh
dessert = de-zert, DOLL-cheh
coffee = cah-FEH
tea = TEH
milk = LAH-teh
beer = BEE-rah
purified water = Ak-wah poo-ree-fee-CAH-ta


Last revision: September 2, 2003
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