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DAILYWORD: DIALECT

Thursday, 24 May 2018 by
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May 24th, 2018 – The Bergamasco: an app dedicated to preserving a beloved DIALECT   Over six thousand words to have fun with friends and discover the meaning of terms and expressions of this dialect.     Continue reading this article from GIORNALEDITREVIGLIO.IT

DAILYWORD: LEARN

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 by
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May 23rd, 2018 – Learn Italian through video games?   An interview with Prof. Simone Bregni that teaches at Saint Louis University. Since he was very young he used to play video games, actually, he still does. He believes one of the main reasons he learned English was through his long hours playing and since his personal experience,

DAILYWORD: SPANISH

Monday, 21 May 2018 by
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May 21st, 2018 – Voting information in SPANISH is often lost in translation for many people   Incorrect translations, hard-to-find details, gibberish, or sometimes no information at all. That’s what many Spanish-speaking American voters encounter when searching for online voting materials in Spanish.     Read Complete Article from WHO.WHAT. WHY   

DAILYWORD: EXPRESSION

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 by
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May 16th, 2018 – What does the Latin expression Gustibus mean?     For the meaning and the translation of Gustibus, it seems that it goes back to Julius Caesar and to one of its famous banquets. De Gustibus refers to the concept by underlining the fact that one perceives that as something different from another.

DAILYWORD: HAPPINESS

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 by
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May 15th, 2018 – Words to describe HAPPINESS in 26 languages   A constantly evolving vocabulary of happiness. Here’s what «The Positive Lexicography Project», a collection of untranslatable words, conceived by Tim Lomas, professor of Positive Psychology at the University of East London. «I searched the words online, on sites, blogs and among academic paper – tells

DAILYWORD: ITALIAN

Friday, 11 May 2018 by
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May 10th, 2018 – Ten ‘untranslatable’ words that only exist in ITALIAN   What’s the word for the mark left on a table by a cold glass? Oh, Ee that’s right, there’s no word in English for that – but in Italian, on the other hand… Every language contains certain words or phrases that just

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DAILYWORD: POWER

Thursday, 10 May 2018 by
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May 10th, 2018 – Lost In Translation: The Power Of Language To Shape How We View The World   Cognitive science professor, Lera Boroditsky, from the University of San Diego, says that features in languages such as writing directions and uses of gender have effect in the way we think. “Language can guide you to

DAILYWORD: INTELLIGENT

Tuesday, 08 May 2018 by
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May 8th, 2018 – Xiaomi just launched the Konjac AI Translator: an intelligent device capable of translating into 14 languages   Xiaomi is one of the most important names in the technology industry. Engaged in recent times with the production and launch of several smartphones, the Chinese company is starting to seriously work on the AI market.

DAILYWORD: STUDY

Thursday, 03 May 2018 by
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May 3rd, 2018 – From Umami on, the STUDY of Japanese through food culture Anyone who has had the chance to visit Japan will have noticed how the gastronomic culture of the Land of the Rising Sun has a range that goes far beyond the simple knowledge of food. On the other hand, this is

DAILYWORD: IDIOMS

Wednesday, 02 May 2018 by
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May 2nd, 2018 – “Why do you say this or that?” Here is the meaning of some Italian IDIOMS   The charm of the Italian language is also given by the different ways of speaking, of which we do not always remember history and meaning. What does it mean “A caval donato non si guarda in

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