Tronata, Va’ia, Covaccino

Your in-progress dictionary of the Florentine dialect

Alexandra Lawrence, Francesco Stefanelli
April 3, 2014

Tronata, Va' ia, Covaccino

Your in-progress dictionary of the Florentine dialect

by Francesco Stefanelli + Alexandra Lawrence

 

Tronata: A hard fall.

 

Example: ‘Maremma, che tronata ho battuto con la bicicletta!’ (‘Damn, I took a hard fall on my bike!’)

 

 

Va’ ia: Oh, please.

 

Example: ‘Ma va’ ia! Icché tu credi di fare?’ (‘Oh, please! What do you think you are doing?’)

 

 

Covaccino: Very thin schiacciata (flat bread).

 

Example: ‘Vieni si va a prendere un covaccino pe’ merenda.’ (‘Come on, we’ll go get a covaccino for a snack.’) 

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