Translation of "original" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective uk /əˈrɪdʒ·əəl/ us /əˈrɪdʒ·ə·nəl/

B1 interesting and different from others

Her essay was full of original ideas. Il suo tema conteneva molte idee originali.

B1 being the first or existing at the beginning

originale, originario
Do you still have the original document? Possiedi ancora il documento originale?

produced by the artist and not a copy

an original drawing un disegno originale
noun uk /əˈrɪdʒənəl/ us /əˈrɪdʒ·ə·nəl/

something that is in the form in which it was created, and has not been copied or changed

If the painting is an original, it will be very valuable. Se il dipinto è autentico avrà molto valore.

(Translation of “original” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)