Word of the day: Ombra (Shadow/Shade)

Ombra (om-bra) Feminine singular noun

12642448_10156578994370602_3594552256907842053_nL’ombra – The shadow/shade

Le ombre – The shadows

Senz’ombra di dubbio – Without the shadow of a doubt.

E’ l’ombra di se stesso – He’s a shadow of his old self.

Ho visto un ombra con la coda dell’occhio – I saw a shadow with the corner of my eye.

Ha paura della sua stessa ombra – He/she’s afraid of his/her own shadow.

Vieni, siediti all’ombra con me – Come, sit in the shade with me.

Per decenni quel noce ha fatto ombra al villaggio – For decades, that walnut tree provided shade for the village.

Gli oggetti trasparenti non hanno ombra – Transparent obejcts don’t have a shadow.

Che strana ombra! – What a strange shadow!

Ci ha messo tutti in ombra – We were all overshadowed by him/her.

Il mio cane è la mia ombra, mi segue ovunque – My dog is my shadow, it follows me everywhere.

L’ombra della guerra – The shadow of war.

D’estate mangiamo all’ombra di quegli alberi – In summer we eat in the shade of those trees.


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