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Most Common Italian Words

A List of The Most Common Words in Italian

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What are the 100 most commonly used Italian words? It's a frequently asked question, usually under the assumption that learning those words first will enable one to begin conversing more quickly in Italian. The following list, generated from subtitles of movies and television series (with a total of about 5.6 million words in 2008), includes the dictionary form where appropriate.

100 Most Common Italian Words

RANKWORDLEMMA FORM
1.nonnon
2.didi
3.cheche
4.èessere
5.ee
6.lala
7.ilil
8.unun
9.aa
10.perper
11.inin
12.unauna
13.mimi
14.sonoessere
15.hoavere
16.mama
17.l'la / lo
18.lolo
19.haavere
20.lele
21.sisi
22.titi
23.ii
24.concon
25.cosacosa
26.sese
27.ioio
28.comecome
29.dada
30.cici
31.nono
32.questoquesto
33.quiqui
34.e'essere
35.haiavere
36.seiessere
37.deldi + il
38.benebene
39.tutu
40.
41.meme
42.piùpiù
43.ala + il
44.miomio
45.c'ci
46.perchéper + ché
47.leilei
48.solosolo
49.tete
50.eraessere
51.gligli
52.tuttotutto
53.delladi + la
54.cosìcosì
55.miamia
56.nene
57.questaquesta
58.farefare
59.quandoquando
60.oraora
61.fattofare
62.essereessere
63.sosapere
64.maimai
65.chichi
66.oo
67.allaa + la
68.tuttitutto
69.moltomolto
70.deidi + i
71.ancheanche
72.dettodire
73.quelloquello
74.vaandare
75.nienteniente
76.graziegrazie
77.luilui
78.vogliovolere
79.abbiamoavere
80.statoessere
81.nelin + il
82.suosuo
83.dovedove
84.possopotere
85.ohoh! (interjection)
86.primaprima
87.alloraallora
88.siamoessere
89.d'di
90.unouno
91.un'una
92.suasuo
93.tuotuo
94.hannoavere
95.noinoi
96.stastare
97.fafare
98.duedue
99.vuoivolere
100.ancoraancora
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