Translation of "ring" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /rɪŋ/ us /rɪŋ/

A2 a round piece of jewellery that you wear on your finger

a wedding ring una fede nuziale

something that is the shape of a circle

The children sat in a ring around the teacher. I bambini erano seduti in cerchio intorno all’insegnante.

the sound a bell makes

squillo, suono di campanello
The ring of the doorbell woke him up. Il suono del campanello l’ha svegliato.
a doorbell ring uno squillo del campanello della porta di casa

an area with seats around it where people perform or compete

a boxing ring un ring da boxe
give someone a ring

A2 UK to call someone on the phone

telefonare a qualcuno
verb uk /rɪŋ/ us /rɪŋ/ past tense rang, past participle rung

B1 If something rings, it makes the sound of a bell, and if you ring a bell, you cause it to make a sound.

suonare, squillare
The phone’s ringing. Suona il telefono.

A2 UK to call someone on the phone

telefonare (a)
Have you rung your mother? Hai telefonato a tua madre?

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