Forming the plurals of Italian words ending in -co and -go can be a challenge.
In Italian, the correct spelling of feminine plural nouns ending in-cia and -gia can be perplexing.
In Italian, phonotactic doubling refers to the "doubling" that takes place when pronouncing the initial consonant of a word linked to the previous one.
The plural of Italian nouns ending in -io depends on the tonicity of the letter i and the various possible spellings.
Truncation, sometimes called clipping, is the word formation process which consists in the reduction of a word to one of its parts. Examples include mo'
Truncation is the clipping or shortening of a phonetic element (vowel, consonant, or syllable) at the end of a word.
In Italian the term soft C (C dolce) refers to a sound that is similar to the English ch (as in chip).
In Italian the term hard C (C dura) refers to a sound that's similar to [k] in English. Examples include: caro, chiacchierare, and quadrato.
That would be vin santo...or is it vino santo? The answer depends on the time of year and the type of grape. According to the blog Italian Grapevine, vin santo