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Italian Poetry Vocab

Vocab from Ungaretti collection and Sonnets collection.
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Uno stagno
Pond
La cantilena
Chant
Appassito
Withered/faded
La fiera
Fair
Digrignata
Gnashed
Il plenilunio
Full moon
Spasimante
Yearning
La rivolta
Riot/mutiny
Prosciugato
Dried up
Scontare
To atone
Dolina
Type of geographical formation - cone shaped
Stamani
This morning
Distendersi
To stretch out
Levigare
To polish
Accoccolarsi
To squat
L'Isonzo
River in Northern It - cutting through present war-torn region
Intridere
to soak
Il Serchio
River near Lucca (ancestral home)
Attingere
To draw (water)
La campagnola
Countrywoman
Un agguato
Snare/trap
Le budella
Guts
Strascicare
To drag/scrape
Farsi coraggio
To take heart
Intessere
To interweave
Acqua sorgiva
Spring water
Un brandello
Fragment
Straziato
Mangled/racked
Congiungersi
To conjoin/join oneself up
Un grumo
Clot
Gli innesti
Grafting
La culla
Crib
Delirante
Delirious
Un superstite
Survivor
Un lupo di mare
Sea dog/salt dog
Il camice
Gown
Adagiato
Lying down
Le macerie
Debris/wreckage
Rinvenirsi
To discover
Cullare
To cradle
Accasare
to set up home
Languente
Languishing
Assuefatto
Accustomed
Destarsi
to wake up
Il barbaglio
Dazzle
Attonita
Blank
Il slancio
Rush/impulse
Le lontananze
Absence
Una corona
Crown
Il Meriggio
Noon
Formicolare
To be swarming with
Turbare
To upset
Turbarsi
to get upset
Avvedere
To warn
Florido
Blooming
Carnato
Flesh-coloured
Consumarsi
To wear out
Il livore
Spite/pallor
Il sgomento
Dismay
La conca
Basin
La foce
Mouth (of river)
Ricolmare
To fill up
Volare
To blow..?
Il fogliame
Foliage
Struggere
To melt
La forra
Gorge
Macinare
To grind
Ostinarsi
To persist
La meta
Destination
Calcinante
Liming
Spogliare
To undress
Avido
Greedy
Prostrato
Worn out
Messe
Harvest/crop
Spolpare
To fleece/remove the flesh from
Il selce
Flint
Erebo
Underworld
La spoglia
Stripping
La serpe
Snake
Pavida
Fearful
La talpa
Mole
Gingillarsi
To dawdle
Una prora
Bow (of boat)
Accomiarsi
To take leave/say goodbye
Accigliarsi
To scowl
Velina
Papery/wafer thin
Spoglie
Remains
I pipistrelli
Bats
I ruderi
Ruins
Arso
Burnt
Sgolarsi
To shout oneself hoarse
Un usignuolo
Nightingale
La grata
Grating
I rami
Copperware
Arato
Ploughed
La rondine
Swallow (bird)
Uno strazio
Torment/torture
Il lumino
Small oil lamp
Rincorrere
To chase
Innanzi
Previous
Schiacciante
Crushing
Una nube
Cloud
Rantolare
To groan/gasp
Un solco
Track/rut
Afosa
Muggy
Le zanne
Fangs
Un'ascella
Armpit
Straniato
Alienated
Il battito
Heartbeat
Spirare
To pass away
Discacciare
To chase
Murare
To shut up
Pullulare
To pour
La fiumana
Flood
La demenza
Idiocy
Pungere
To bite/sting
Febbrile
Feverish
Il logorio
Strain/stress
Logoro
Worn-out
La fionda
Sling/catapult
Raccattare
To pick up
La tracotanza
Impertinance/arrogance
I rapimenti
Raptures
Incidere
To carve
La beffa
Hoax
Iroso
Wrathful
La preda
Prey
Le movenze
Movements
Il ritegno
Restraint
La cavalla
Mare
Le reni
Loins
Un mantello
Cloak
Labile
Ephemeral
Beltate
= bellezza
PIagenza
= piacenza
Contare
To put into words
Ira
Ugliness (but generally any negative characteristic)
Salute
Salute of lady/salvation/intellectual perfection
Piatate
Mercy
Rame
Brass
Maestria
Artifice
Pascere
To feed
La labbia
Face
Rio
Bad
Talento
Desire/strong passion. Positive
Disio
Desire
Intendimento
Understanding
Presa
Captive
Un vasel
Vessel, boat
Fortuna
Storm
Imbrigare
To get into trouble
A tondo
All around
Ventura
Destiny, life
Guardarsi
To beware
Accolga
Traps
Ca
For
Errore
Sinfulness
Nonché
As well as
Fornita
Spent
Sbigottita
Stunned
S'aita
= s'aiuta
Avvolgere
To wrap up
L'ésca
Bait
Una piaga
Wound
Sanare
To heal
Allentare
To slacken
il giogo
yoke
Perde
Is outdone
Serrare
To enclose
Altèra
Haughty
Spera
Sphere
Cape
Can be contained
Caste
Chaste
Piaggia
Hillside
S'asconde
Hides
Opre
Tasks/actions
L'uscio
Door
Scacciare
To chase away
Squarciare
To rip
Venturo
Coming/future (adj.)
Assalta
Arrives at its end
Mozzare
To cut off/decapitate
Appaltare
To envelop
Infima
Lowest/very poor
Ire
To go
Si ferma
Is stilled
Posi
Make cease
Furi
Take away
Ameno
Pleasant
Svelse
tore away
Avampare
To flare/enflame
Parmi
= mi pare
Fia
= sarà
Veste
Capacity/appearance
Piglia
= prendere
Disgombrare
To clear
Soccorrere
To help/assist
Vestigia
Tracks
Lusingo
To tempt/flatter
Colme
Full of
La selva
Woods/forest
Implicare
To envelop
Orrido
Hideous
Imbiancare
To whiten
Euro
East wind
Adurre
To produce
La cagione
Cause
Candida
Shining bright
Le faville
Sparks
Rintuzzato
Rifuted
Domo
Tamed
I carmi
Poems
Lo spuntar
To emergence
Purpurea
RED (expensive pigment)
Acerbo
Unripe/adolescent
Rugiadosa
Dewy
Il manto
Blanket/coat/cloak
Pareggiare
To make equal
Reaccendere
To reignite
Corteggiare
To woo
Le torme
Crowds
Struggersi
To be consumed with/to pine
Ruggere
To roar
speme
Hope
Numi
Numens (divinities/gods)
mesta
Sad/mournful/woeful
Per cantone
At each corner
Una filastrocca
Nursery rhyme
Smorzare
To dim
Ripigliare
to recover/get back
Una sonagliera
Bell collar
Attizzare
to poke
Rassetta
Clears up
'er fonno ar bucaletto'
Bottom of the flask
Il cinguettio
Chirping
Il convito
Feast/banquet
Garrulo
Talkative
Si figge
It sinks
L'alloro
Laurel
Indagare
to investigate
Schivo
Shy
Onte
Insults/shame
Ergere
To raise
Serbare
To keep
Nerofumo
Lampblack
La spera
Mirror
La spugna
Spunge
L'imperio
Rule
L'iddia
Goddess
Il lampo
Flash
Elitre
War planes
Mortorio
Funeral/wake
L'impronta
Trace
Molle
Soft
I lobi
Earlobes
Travolto
Swept away
Puerile
Childlike
Distrare
To pull back
Le giade
Jade
La cortina
Curtain
Indulti
Pardons
Illesa
Safe
Lanugini
Down/fluff
Marezzare
To marble
Il ventaglio
Fan
Una giostra
Funfair/merry-go-round
Un sussulto
A start
La calanca
Gulf
Sbiancare
To pale
Schiudere
To open up
Orde
Hordes
Trafficare
To mess about
Empio
Cruel
Intimare
To order/command
Umidore
Moisture
Ammucchiarsi
To pile/build upto snare
AccappiareClanciare
To surge
Granata
Grenade
Contusa
Bruised
To' che si sappia
Let it be known
Armatura
Armour
Assediare
To besiege
Assedio
Siege
Egro
Weak/sickly
Filare
To spin
Sementina
Good for sowing
Sarmento
Vine-shoot
Il rovaio
North wind
Brullo
Bare/bold/bleak
Il concento
Harmony
Dileguare
To dissipate
La gota
Cheek
Affanni
Preoccupations
Lo scampo
Escape/safety