Le parole (English translation)

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Le parole

Compito: per domani scriverete dieci nomi comuni, dieci nomi propri, dieci nomi collettivi, dieci nomi astratti, dieci nomi concreti, dieci nomi primitivi, dieci nomi derivati, dieci diminutivi, dieci accrescitivi, dieci dispregiativi, dieci nomi composti, dieci nomi maschili, dieci nomi femminili, dieci indipendenti, dieci promiscui, dieci nomi difettivi, dieci nomi indeclinabili, dieci sovrabbondanti, dieci arcaismi, dieci neologismi, dieci barbarismi, dieci cataclismi…
 
Abbiamo parole per vendere,
parole per comprare,
parole per fare parole.
 
Andiamo a cercare insieme
le parole per pensare.
Andiamo a cercare insieme
le parole per pensare.
 
Abbiamo parole per fingere,
parole per ferire,
parole per fare solletico.
 
Andiamo a cercare insieme
le parole per amare.
Andiamo a cercare insieme
le parole per amare.
 
Abbiamo parole per piangere,
parole per tacere,
parole per fare rumore.
 
Andiamo a cercare insieme
le parole per parlare.
Andiamo a cercare insieme
le parole per parlare.
 
Submitted by Stefano8 on Thu, 06/12/2018 - 22:19
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Tratta dalla filastrocca Le parole di Gianni Rodari.

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Homework: by tomorrow, you’re going to write ten common names, ten given names, ten collective nouns, ten abstract nouns, ten concrete nouns, ten primitive nouns, ten derived nouns, ten diminutives, ten augmentatives, ten pejoratives, ten compound nouns, ten masculine nouns, ten feminine nouns, ten independent nouns, ten common-gender nouns, ten defective nouns, ten indeclinable nouns, ten overabundant nouns, ten archaisms, ten neologisms, ten barbarisms, ten cataclysms…
 
We have words for selling,
words for buying,
words for making words.
 
Let’s go look together
for words for thinking.
Let’s go look together
for words for thinking.
 
We have words for faking,
words for hurting,
words for tickling.
 
Let’s go look together
for words for loving.
Let’s go look together
for words for loving.
 
We have words for crying,
words for keeping silent,
words for making noise.
 
Let’s go look together
for words for talking.
Let’s go look together
for words for talking.
 
You can use my translations however you like.
“Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” ― Dalai Lama XIV
Submitted by Stefano8 on Thu, 06/12/2018 - 22:21
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Based on the nursery rhyme Le parole {Words} by Gianni Rodari.

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