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Sicilian-English Dictionary: E-F-G-I

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eccu – here is / are
eccettu – except
effettivu – effective
eleganti – stylish
eliggiri – to elect
enormi – huge
eredi – heir
esami – exam
esempiu – example
esercitu – army
eserciziu – exercise
esibbizzioni – exhibition
esistiri – to exist
esitari – to hesitate
esoticu – exotic
espressu – express train
essiri – to be
estati – summer
esteri – foreign
ettu – etto (one-tenth of a kilo)

F

fabbricari – to build
facci – face
facili – easy
falliri – to fail
falsu – false
famigghia – family
fari – headlights
fasoli – beans
favuri – favor
fedda – (fetta) slice
felici – happy
fermari – to stop
ferru – iron
fichi – figs
ficu d'India – prickly pear
figatu – liver
figghia – daughter
figghiu – son
fimmina – woman
finiri – to finish
finocchiu – fennel
finu a – up to
fivraru – February
focu – fire
fora – outside
fraguli – strawberries
frasi – sentence
frevi – fever
friddu – cold
frittu – fried
fudda – crowd
fumari – to smoke
fumu – smoke
funci – mushrooms
funnu – bottom
furiusu – furious
furmaggiu – cheese
furnu – oven
furtizza – fortress
furtuna – fortune

G

gabbinettu – office
gaddina – chicken
gambaretti – shrimps
gattu – cat
gelatu – ice cream
gemellu – twin
generusu – generous
genituri – parent
genti – people
ghiaccaia – refrigerator
giardinu – garden
gileccu – vest
gilusu – jealous
girari – to turn
giru – tour
giucattulu – toy
giugnu – June
giurari – to swear
giuvini – young
gradinu – stair
gradu – degree
grammu – gram
granni – large
granturcu – corn
granu – wheat
grassu – fat
gratuitu – free
gravi – serious
grazii – thanks
grazziusu – pretty
gridari – to scream
grossu – big
guadagnu – gain
guardari – to look
guarizzioni – cure
guastari – to spoil
gudiri – to enjoy
guidari – to drive
gula – throat
gustu – flavor

I

idda – she
iddi – they
iddu – he
imparari – to learn
impiegu – employment
imprisa – enterprise
inabbili – unable
incantu – charm
incartari – to wrap
incirari – to wax
inclusu – included
incompetenti – incompetent
incontru – meeting
incruciamentu – intersection
incuntrari – to meet
indetru – back
indirizzu – address
individuu – individual
infernu – hell
ingannu – fraud
inglisi – English
innamuratu – lover
innaru – January
innuccenti – innocent
insazziabbili – insatiable
insettu – insect
insignari – to teach
intendiri – to intend
internu – inside
interrugari – to interrogate
inveci – instead
inventari – to invent
invernu – winter
invitu – invitation
iri – to go
istintu – instinct
istruiri – to instruct
isula – island
isulari – to isolate
iu stissu – myself
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