Italian | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Können Sie mir bitte helfen?
Può aiutarmi?
Asking for help
Sprechen Sie Englisch?
Parla inglese?
Asking if a person speaks English
Sprechen Sie _[Sprache]_?
Parla _[lingua]_?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
Ich spreche kein _[Sprache]_.
Non parlo _[lingua]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
Das verstehe ich nicht.
Non capisco.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Hallo!
Salve!
Standard greeting
Hi!
Ciao!
Informal greeting
Guten Morgen!
Buon giorno!
Greeting used in the morning
Guten Abend!
Buona sera!
Greeting used in the evening
Gute Nacht!
Buona notte!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
Wie geht es Dir?
Come va?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Gut, danke.
Bene, grazie.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
Wie heißt du?
Come ti chiami?
Asking the other person's name
Mein Name ist___.
Mi chiamo _____.
Telling someone your name
Woher kommst Du?
Da dove vieni?
Asking about someone's origin
Ich bin aus___.
Vengo da ____.
Answering about your origin
Wie alt bist du?
Quanti anni hai?
Asking about someone's age
Ich bin___Jahre alt.
Ho ____ anni.
Answering about your age
Ja
Si
Positive reply
Nein
No
Negative reply
Bitte
Per favore
Filler word to add polite touch
Bitteschön!
Ecco qui!
Used when giving something to someone
Danke.
Grazie.
Thanking someone
Vielen Dank.
Grazie mille.
Thanking someone very warmly
Gern geschehen.
Prego.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
Es tut mir Leid.
Mi dispiace.
Apologizing for something
Entschuldigung.
Mi scusi.
Getting the attention of someone
Schon gut.
Niente.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Kein Problem.
Nessun problema.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Aufpassen!
Attenzione!
Making someone aware of a danger
Ich habe Hunger.
Ho fame.
Used when feeling hungry
Ich habe Durst.
Ho sete.
Used when feeling thirsty
Ich bin müde.
Sono stanco.
Used when feeling tired
Ich bin krank.
Mi sento poco bene.
Used when feeling sick
Ich weiß nicht.
Non lo so.
You don't know the answer to a question
Es war nett, Sie kennenzulernen.
E' stato un piacere conoscerti.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Auf Wiedersehen!
Arrivederci!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

Ich möchte mich beschweren.
Vorrei fare un reclamo.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Wer ist hier der Verantwortliche?
Chi è il responsabile qui?
Finding out who is responsible
Das ist wirklich inakzeptabel.
E' davvero inammissibile!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
Ich will mein Geld zurück!
Rivoglio indietro i miei soldi!
Asking for a refund
Wir warten seit über einer Stunde.
Stiamo aspettando da più di un'ora.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

Dieses Essen schmeckt scheiße!
Questo cibo è una merda!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
Dieses Getränk schmeckt wie Pisse!
Questa bibita sa di piscia!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
Dieser Ort ist ein Drecksloch!
Questo posto è un cesso!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
Dieses Auto ist Schrott!
Questa macchina è un rottame!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
Die Bedienung ist eine Katastrophe!
Il servizio fa cagare!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
Das ist eine totale Abzocke!
Ci hanno pelato per bene!
Rudely complaining about a high price
Das ist doch Blödsinn!
Cazzate!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
Du bist ein Vollidiot!
Sei un cretino!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
Du verstehst einen Dreck davon!
Non sai un cazzo!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Verpiss dich!
Levati dalle palle!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Lass uns das draußen regeln!
Vediamocela fuori!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment