Italian | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Kan du vara snäll och hjälpa mig?
Può aiutarmi?
Asking for help
Talar du engelska?
Parla inglese?
Asking if a person speaks English
Talar du _[språk]_?
Parla _[lingua]_?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
Jag talar inte _[språk]_.
Non parlo _[lingua]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
Jag förstår inte.
Non capisco.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Hej!
Salve!
Standard greeting
Hallå!
Ciao!
Informal greeting
God morgon!
Buon giorno!
Greeting used in the morning
God kväll!
Buona sera!
Greeting used in the evening
God natt!
Buona notte!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
Hur mår du?
Come va?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Bra, tack.
Bene, grazie.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
Vad heter du?
Come ti chiami?
Asking the other person's name
Jag heter ___.
Mi chiamo _____.
Telling someone your name
Var kommer du ifrån?
Da dove vieni?
Asking about someone's origin
Jag kommer från___.
Vengo da ____.
Answering about your origin
Hur gammal är du?
Quanti anni hai?
Asking about someone's age
Jag är___år gammal.
Ho ____ anni.
Answering about your age
Ja
Si
Positive reply
Nej
No
Negative reply
Tack
Per favore
Filler word to add polite touch
Varsågod!
Ecco qui!
Used when giving something to someone
Tack.
Grazie.
Thanking someone
Tack så mycket.
Grazie mille.
Thanking someone very warmly
Ingen orsak.
Prego.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
Förlåt mig.
Mi dispiace.
Apologizing for something
Ursäkta mig.
Mi scusi.
Getting the attention of someone
Det är ok.
Niente.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Inga problem.
Nessun problema.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Se upp!
Attenzione!
Making someone aware of a danger
Jag är hungrig.
Ho fame.
Used when feeling hungry
Jag är törstig.
Ho sete.
Used when feeling thirsty
Jag är trött.
Sono stanco.
Used when feeling tired
Jag mår illa.
Mi sento poco bene.
Used when feeling sick
Jag vet inte.
Non lo so.
You don't know the answer to a question
Det var trevligt att träffas.
E' stato un piacere conoscerti.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Hej då!
Arrivederci!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

Jag skulle vilja framföra ett klagomål.
Vorrei fare un reclamo.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Vem är den ansvarige/a här?
Chi è il responsabile qui?
Finding out who is responsible
Det här är fullkomligt oacceptabelt!
E' davvero inammissibile!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
Jag vill ha mina pengar tillbaka!
Rivoglio indietro i miei soldi!
Asking for a refund
Vi har väntat i över en timma.
Stiamo aspettando da più di un'ora.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

Den här maten smakar skit!
Questo cibo è una merda!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
Den här drinken smakar piss!
Questa bibita sa di piscia!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
Det här stället är en håla!
Questo posto è un cesso!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
Den här bilen är ett vrak!
Questa macchina è un rottame!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
Den här servicen suger!
Il servizio fa cagare!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
Det här är rena rama stölden!
Ci hanno pelato per bene!
Rudely complaining about a high price
Det där är rena skitsnacket!
Cazzate!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
Du är en jubelidiot!
Sei un cretino!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
Du vet ju inte ett smack!
Non sai un cazzo!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Dra åt helvete!
Levati dalle palle!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Vi kan göra upp om det här utanför!
Vediamocela fuori!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment