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Sicilian Vocabulary

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parma
palm
leccu
echo
aneddu
ring
persu
lost
pedi
foot
bagnu
bath
beddu
beautiful
biàncu
white
cani
dog
café
coffee
cocu
cook
chiàvi
key
chiàru
clair
checcu
stutterer
celu
sky
cira
wax
ciumi
river
Sciumi
river
Sciaràri
to smell
Sciuri
flower
diàriu
diary
dinàri
money
denti
teeth
fumu
smoke
fari
to do
finu
fine
gattu
cat
gòdiri
to enjoy
gula
throat
ghiàcciu
ice
gherciu
cross-eyed
ghiòmmaru
ball of thread
giùvini
young
gèmitu
moan
giùgnu
June
gnurànti
ignorant
gnissàri
to plaster
gnumìnia
ignominy
linu
linen
luna
moon
lana
wool
maìstru
teacher
miu
mine
mègghiu
better
nasu
nose
nidu
nest
nanu
dwarf
piàttu
plate
ponti
bridge
pumu
apple
quàli
which
quànnu
when
àcqua
water
rama
branch
raggia
rage
riccu
rich
saìtta
arrow
siccu
thin, dry
suli
sun
tali
such
tempu
weather, time
timùni
rudder
vinu
wine
vuluntà
will
volu
flight
zona
zone
ziu
uncle
zeru
zero
Bbabbu
stupid
Bbeddu
beautiful
Bbruttu
ugly
Dduppiu
double
Ddoppu
after
Dduttùri
doctor
Ggìgghiu
eye-lash
Ggià
already
Ggiàrnu
plae
Mmùrmuru
murmur
Mmerda
escrement
Nnimìcu
enemy
Nnomu
name
Rrizza
sea urchin
Rrota
wheel
Zzappùni
mattock
Zzappagghiùni
gnat
Ccà
here
Cci
to you, to them
Cchiù
more
Ddocu
there, next to you
Ddà
there
Abbecceddàriu
first grade book
Abbannunàri
to abandon
Famigghia
family
Stràzziu
torment
Allammicàtu
hungry, empty-stomach
Sunnu
they are
Nùmmaru
number
Libbru
book
ogni
every
lignu
wood
cherubbìnu
cherub
chiovu
nail
ghicàri
to arrive
droga
drug
dragu
dracon
trenu
train
truccu
trick
addumàri
to light
iddu
he, him
drittu
strait
addrizzàri
to make strait
truvàri
to find
attrici
actress
annu
grandfather
lanna
tin, can
scanàri
to knead
scannàri
to slaughter
pupa
doll
puppa
stern
minna
breast
pala
shovel
palla
ball
nudu
naked
nuddu
nobody
casàta
houseful
cassàta
Sicilian cake
copia
copy
coppia
couple
moda
fashion
modda
spring, soft
gridu
yell
griddu
cricket
una
one
unna
wave
stufàtu
stew
stuffàtu
bored, disgusted
abbilìri
to frustrate
abbillìri
to embellis
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