Empire

Florentinisms: a dictionary of the florentine dialect

Alexandra Lawrence, Francesco Stefanelli
January 30, 2014

Empire

Florentine version of ‘riempire,’ to fill

Example: ‘Gnamo, c’è da empire i fiaschi.’ (‘Let’s go, we’ve got to fill up these bottles.’)

 

 

Vezzo

To be used to (a habit). It can also mean a string of pearls.

Example: ‘Unnè vezzo a fare così tardi!’ (‘Don’t get into the habit of being so late!’)

Nonna, un ti dimenticare di metterti i’ vezzo.’ (‘Grandma, don’t forget to put on your pearls.’)

 

 

Vènvia

Come on.

Example: ‘Vènvia! Un dire bischerate!’ (‘Come on! Don’t say stupid stuff!’)

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