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"Il lavoro dura una giornata intera."

Translation:The work lasts a whole day.

May 8, 2013



Now what is the difference between "giorno" and "giornata"?


One difference: "Buon giorno/sera" is a greeting, while "Buona giornata/serata" are wishes (meaning something on the lines of "Enjoy rest of the day/evening)"

Since I am not that qualified to explain all the differences here is one useful link: http://blogs.transparent.com/italian/giorno-or-giornata/

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