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1B.2 Adjective agreement Cognate adjectives 同同同同 contento/a content,happy lungo/a long difficile difficult nervoso/a nervous (dis)onesto/a (dis)honest serio/a serious generoso/a generous sincero/a sincere importante important socievole sociable indipendente independent studioso/a studious intelligente intelligent timido/a timid,shy interessante interesting tranquillo/a tranquil,calm antipatico/a unpleasant facile easy bello/a handsome, beautiful felice happy bravo/a good, skilled noioso/a boring buono/a good pigro/a lazy cattivo/a bad,naughty simpatico/a nice,likeable divertente triste sad Although both bravo and buono means good, use bravo to describe someone who is skilled of talented o La mensa è buona. o L’insegnante d’italiano è brava. Unlike in english, most adjectives in italian follow the noun. o È un libro noioso. o Sono ragazzi studiosi. Adjectives whose masculine singular form ends in –o
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Unformatted text preview: singular plural---o(masc.)---i(masc.)---a(fem.)---e(fem.) mixed gender---i adjectives end in ---e---i end in -co,-ca,-go,-ga 同 h 例例例例 simpatici, antipatici.(masculine plural) Giorgio è contento. Giorgio è laura sono contenti. Silvia è contenta. Silvia è laura è contente. americano/a American italiano/a italian canadese canadian marocchino/a moroccan cinese chinese messicano/a mexican giapponese japanese spagnolo/a spanish greco/a greek svedese swedish inglese english svizzero/a swiss francese french tedesco/a german Di dove + essere? To ask about someone’s nationality or origin. o Di dove sei? o Where are you from? To name a city in the reply, use ‘ di ’ o Sono italiana. Sono di Roma....
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  • Fall '08
  • Exam Review, Exam Notes, someone who is, adjective agreement cognate, buono means good, whose masculine singular, skilled of talented, about someone nationality

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