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By Michael San Filippo, About.com Guide
Nouns (nomi) are words that describe a person, place, thing, animal or abstract idea.
- Italian Nouns
- Types of Italian Nouns
- Forming Feminine Nouns in Italian
- Italian Feminine Job Titles
- Gender of Italian Nouns
- Italian Nouns With Irregular Gender
- Plural Nouns
- Plural of Italian Compound Nouns
- Formation of Plural Nouns Ending in -A
- Formation of Plural Nouns Ending in -E
- Formation of Plural Nouns Ending in -O
- Invariable Italian Nouns
- Nouns Without the Singular or the Plural
- Nouns With Two Forms of the Singular
- Plural English Nouns in Italian
- How To Use Italian Suffixes
Pronouns (pronomi) are those little words that make a big difference.
- Subject Pronouns
- How To Use Formal And Informal Subject Pronouns
- Reflexive Pronouns
- Direct Object Pronouns
- Indirect Object Pronouns
- Italian Pronoun Ne
- Combining Direct and Indirect Pronouns
- Interrogative Pronouns
- Relative Pronouns
- Personal Pronouns
- Using Italian Personal Pronouns
- Indefinite Pronouns
- Possessive Pronouns
- Demonstrative Pronouns
- List of Italian Demonstrative Pronouns
- Mixed Relative Pronouns
Essential information on Italian verb formation, mood, tenses, conjugation charts, and usage.
- 1001 Italian Verbs
- Lessons On Italian Verbs
- Table of Italian Verb Endings: Part One
- Table of Italian Verb Endings: Part Two
- First Conjugation Verbs
- Second Conjugation Verbs
- Third Conjugation Verbs
- How to Conjugate Italian Verbs Like A Native
- Compound Tenses
An adverb (avverbio) is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
An adjective (aggettivo) describes or modifies a noun or pronoun.
- Italian Adjectives
- Italian Adjective Order
- Indefinite Adjectives
- Possessive Adjectives
- Demonstrative Adjectives
- Degree of Comparison Adjectives
- Numerical Adjectives
- Bello e Quello
- Italian Superlative Ending in -Issimo
An article (articolo) is a word that, combined with a noun, indicates the type of reference being made by the noun. The three main articles in the English language are the, an, and a.
- Italian Articles
- Definite Articles
- Definite Article Forms
- Use of Italian Definite Articles with Possessive Adjectives
- Use of the Definite Article in Early and Modern Italian
- Indefinite Articles
- Indefinite Article Forms
- Partitive Articles
- Use of the Article With Proper Nouns
- Use of the Article With Geographical Nouns
- Omission of the Article
Conjunctions (congiunzioni) are invariable words that combine two or more words in a sentence or two or more clauses in a phrase.
- Italian Conjunctions
- List of Italian Conjunctions
- Coordinating Conjunctions
- Subordinating Conjunctions
- Multipurpose Italian Conjunctions
Prepositions (preposizioni) links nouns, pronouns, or phrases to other words in a sentence.
- Preposition In
- Preposition Su
- Prepositions Tra and Fra
- Improper Italian Prepositions
- Italian Prepositional Articles
- Italian Verbs and Expressions Followed By Prepositions
An interrogative word (interrogativi) is used to ask a question. In Italian there are several ways to ask a question.
Italians use body language and hand gestures to punctuate an expression and give it a shading that the word or phrase itself lacks.
Italian linguistics is the scientific study of the Italian language. Italian linquistics includes such topics as phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.