of - Definition in the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Italian translation of “of”

See all translations

of

preposition
 
strong /ɒv/ weak /əv/
A1 belonging to or relating to someone or something
di
She is a friend of my cousin. I like the colour of her hair.
A1 used after words that show an amount
di
a bag of apples both of us
A1 containing
di
a glass of milk
A1 used with numbers, ages, and dates
di
a boy of six the 14th of February
A2 showing position or direction
di
the front of the queue a small town north of Edinburgh
A2 showing someone or something
di
a map of the city a photo of my boyfriend
A2 used when comparing related things
di, tra
He’s the best-looking of the three brothers.
B1 showing a reason or cause
di
He died of cancer.
used after an adjective when judging someone’s behaviour
di, da parte mia/tua/ecc., a
It was very nice of you to think of us.
(Definition of of from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “of” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More