Conigliolo

Florentinisms: a dictionary of the florentine dialect

Alexandra Lawrence, Francesco Stefanelli
January 19, 2012

Conìgliolo

Variation of coniglio (‘rabbit').

Example: ‘La mi dia anche un conìgliolo, così lo fo' arrosto pe' i bambini.' (‘Go ahead and give me a rabbit, too. I'll roast it for the kids.')

 

 

Ghevido

Cool.

Example: ‘Oh, hai visto ghevido i' motorino di Giacomo?' (‘Did you see how cool Giacomo's scooter is?')

 

 

Bastone da pollaio

Instrument used to clean out a chicken coop. Refers to someone or something particularly filthy.

Example: ‘O nini, l'era sudicio come un bastone da pollaio!' (‘Oh little one, it was really filthy!')

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