Lesson 4

Phrases you will see on signs

Here’s a list of phrases you will see on signs in Italy.   Road signs will be treated in an upcoming lesson on car rentals and driving in Italy.  Next week’s lesson will be about words and phrases you can use on airplanes and at the airport in Italy.

Pronunciation/Pronuncia

 

Here’s one of many videos on Italian pronunciation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxb62L0Lujc&t=98s

Acqua non potabile

Non-drinking water

Aperto

Open

Ascensore

Elevator

Attenti al cane

Beware of dog

Attenzione

Caution/watch out

Biglietteria

Ticket office/box office

Caldo

Hot

Cassa

Cashier

Chiuso

Closed

Completo

Full

Divieto l'ingresso

No entry

Donne (restroom)

Women

Entrata

Entrance

Estintore

Fire extinguisher

Freddo

Cold

Gabinetti

Toilets

Gratis

Free (no charge)

Guasto

Out of order

Informazione

Information

Ingresso

Entrance

In vendita

On/for sale

La zona fumatori

Smoking area

La zona non-fumatori

Non-smoking area

Lavori in corso

Work in progress

Libero

Vacancy

Non attraversare

Do not cross

Non disturbare

Do not disturb

Non entrare

Do not enter

Non fumatori

No smoking

Non toccare

Do not touch

Occupato

Occupied

Ospedale

Hospital

Pericolo

Danger

Pittura fresca

Wet paint

Prenotato

Reserved

Proibito

Forbidden

Proprietà privata

Private property

Reservato

Reserved

Scale

Stairs

Scala mobile

Escalator

Signore (restroom)

Women

Signori (restroom)

Men 

Silenzio

Silence

Spingere

Push

Telefono

Telephone

Tirare

Pull

Toilette

Toilets

Uomini (restroom)

Men 

Uscita

Exit

Uscita di emergenza

Emergency exit

Vietato fumare

No smoking

Vietato l'ingresso

No entry

Vietato nuotare

No bathing

 
 
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