A Grammar of the Italian Language

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John Murray, 1825 - Italian language - 286 pages

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Page 164 - E come gli stornei ne portan l' ali, Nel freddo tempo, a schiera larga e piena; Cosi quel fiato gli spiriti mali: Di qua, di lÓ, di gi¨, di su gli mena; Nulla speranza gli conforta mai. Non che di posa, ma di minor pena. E come i gru van cantando !or lai, Facendo in aer di sÚ lunga riga; Cosi vid...
Page 10 - Remember to pronounce each vowel! 0 zero 1 uno 2 due 3 tre 4 quattro 5 cinque 6 sei 7 sette 8 otto 9 nove 10 dieci 11...
Page 10 - ... 2 due 3 tre 4 quattro 5 cinque 6 sei 7 sette 8 otto 9 nove 10 dieci 11 undici 12 dodici 13 tredici 14 quattordici 15 quindici 16 sedici 17...
Page 151 - ... to connect words with one another, and show the relation between them.
Page 10 - Finally, let's learn how to form the ordinal numbers. 1 st primo 2nd secondo 3rd terzo 4th quarto 5th quinto 6th sesto 7th settimo 8th ottavo 9th nono 10th decimo From this point on it's easy.
Page 72 - Singular. (I) have been (Thou) hast been (He) has been Plural. (We) have been (You) have been (They) have been 23 Past Perfect.
Page xxii - ARTICLE A or an is suppressed in Italian: 1. After the verbs to be, to become, with a noun expressing the country, profession, dignity or other •quality of the nominative of the verb: as, he is an Englishman,, egli e Inglese ; you will become an admiral , voi diverrete ammiraglio ; you say that you have been a merchant, voi mi dite die siete stato mercante.
Page 128 - If, in a phrase of this kind, there be an accusative of the third person in English, it becomes the nominative in Italian, and the verb conforms to it in number : as, They see a man ; si vede un uomo.
Page 57 - It is employed in like manner in the plural, with di, days, understood, and sometimes anni, years : A quanti siamo del mese ? What day of the month is it ? 33.
Page 144 - No is employed as the negative, placed in a detached manner at the beginning or end of a phrase; in other cases non is used: No; son io che ti priego; No ; it is 1 who pray you.

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