Word of the day: Forchetta (Fork)

Forchetta (for-chet-ta) – Masculine singular noun

forchettaLa forchetta – The fork

Le forchette – The forks

Le forchette vanno a sinistra del piatto – Forks are placed at the left of the plate.

Mi passi una forchetta? – Can you pass me a fork?

Sono forchette d’argento? – Are there silver forks?

Le forchette sono nel cassetto in alto – The forks are in the top drawer.

Preferisco le forchette di acciaio – I prefer steel forks.

Quando ero bambino avevo una forchetta di plastica con Topolino – When I was a child I had a plastic fork with Mickey Mouse.

Cameriere, mi scusi, mi può portare un’altra forchetta? – Excuse me, waiter, could you bring me another fork?

Non riesco a mangiare il riso con le bacchette, mi serve una forchetta – I can’t eat rice with chopstick, I need a fork.

La parola forchetta deriva dal Latino “furca” – The word fork comes from the Latin “furca”.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s