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"Mangio il cibo."

Translation:I eat the food.

June 9, 2013



Sounds like un cibo, not il cibo


I had trouble hearing the l in il.


Same here -_- I've already had an Italian course and I agree that the pronunciation with the robot woman isn't very clear.


The verb is already meaning 1st person singular so you don't need to say IO at the beginning but it is also ok if you use it. The B is pronunced as B of banana not V and about the C, in Italian it sounds like in Key or like in Chiwawa depending by the following vocals: with A, O and U it sounds like K while with E and I sounds like CH; exception is when there is an H between the C and the 2 vocals E/I... in this case it sounds again like a K.


surely the correct translation is eating food


Is there a difference between meal and food?


meal - pasto....and food - cibo

[deactivated user]

    Why can't one use lo before Mangio il cibo?


    Do you mean lo or io? io - I should be fine but "lo - it/him" isn't

    [deactivated user]

      Thanks Nory!


      Sounds like cimo to me... I can't hear a b at all.

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