Cinta, Aradio, Pettata

Your in-progress dictionary of the Florentine dialect

Francesco Stefanelli, Alexandra Lawrence
November 7, 2013

Cinta: Belt

Example: ‘Che te la se’ messa la cinta? Tu perdi i calzoni!’

(‘Did you put on your belt? Your pants are falling down!’)

 

 

Aradio: Radio

Example: ‘Allora, spegni l’aradio, un si dorme!’

(‘Oh, turn off the radio, we can’t sleep!’)

 

Pettata: Climb, hill

Example: ‘Sieee, scendo dalla bicicletta perché un ce la fo’ a fare quella pettata!’

(‘Yeah right, I’m getting off my bike because I can’t do that hill!’)

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