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Italian

adjective uk   /ɪˈtæl.jən/ /-i.ən/ us  
belonging to or relating to Italy, its people, or its language: Italian food/art/wine

Italian

noun uk   /ɪˈtæl.jən/ /-i.ən/ us  
[C] a person from Italy: We met three Italians. [U] the main language spoken in Italy: I'm learning Italian.
Translations of “Italian”
in Korean 이탈리아의…
in Arabic إيطالي…
in Portuguese italiano…
in Catalan italià…
in Japanese イタリアの, イタリア人の…
in Italian italiano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 義大利人, 義大利語…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意大利人, 意大利语…
(Definition of Italian from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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