Word of the day: Maniglia (Handle)

Maniglia (ma-ni-glia) Feminine singular noun

IMG_6179.JPGLa maniglia – The handle

Le maniglie – Tha handles

Gira la maniglia due volte per aprire la porta – Turn the handle twice to open the door.

Attenzione! I bambini hanno dipinto la maniglia e la vernice è ancora fresca – Careful! The children have painted the handle and the paint is still wet.

Ho comprato queste maniglie ad un mercatino delle pulci – I bought these handles from a flee market.

Mi piace questo mobile ma non mi piacciono le maniglie. Possiamo cambiarle? – I like this piece of furniture but I don’t like the handles. Can we change them?

I Romani inventarono la porta ma non la maniglia – Romans invented the door but not the handle.

La maniglia della portiera andrebbe sostituita – The car door handle should be replaced.

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