* beautiful

Italian Rome, Italy

Word USED Frequently BY Young People

(adj.) It’s a way to say “hello” to your friends in Rome. It can be followed by their name or by “zì” (lit. “uncle”), which means “bro”.

"Bella, zì!" "Bella, Simo!"

"Hello, bro!" "Hello, Simon!"

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fa' er giro de Peppe*

* to take a Peppe's route

Italian | Roman Rome, Italy

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

You use it when someone takes a very long route when they could have taken a very shorter one.

"Ci hai fatto fa' er giro de Peppe quando saremmo potuti essere arrivati molto prima."

"You made us take a Peppe's route while we could have arrived way earlier."

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A buffo*

* At funny

Italian | Roman Rome, Italy

Slang USED Frequently BY Teens

(adv.) You use "a buffo" when you do something randomly, not giving it much thought.

"Mi ha chiamato a buffo."

"He called me at funny."

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