Word of the day: Coda (Tail/Queue)


Coda (co-da) Feminine singular noun

La coda – The queue/ The tail

Le code – The queues / The tails

Il gatto ha la coda – The cat has a tail.

Dovevo mandare una lettera ma c’era troppa coda. Lo farò domani – I had to send a letter but the queue was too long. I’ll do it tomorrow.

Odio aspettare in coda – I hate waiting in line.

Albert ha la coda di paglia – Albert has a guilty conscience (Albert has a “hay tail”).

Questa faccenda non ha ne capo ne coda – This matter has no beginning or end.

La coda dell’aereo – The tail of the aircraft

Coda pelosa – Fluffy tail

Le comete hanno la coda – Comets have a tail.

Coda corta – Short tail

Coda lunga – Long tail

Fatti la coda! – Tie back your hair!

Dalla coda bianca – White tailed

L’ho visto con la coda dell’occhio – I saw him with the corner of my eye.

Fai attenzione a non pestare la coda al gatto – Be careful not to step on the cat’s tail.

Le scimmie hanno la coda prensile – Monkeys have a prehensile tail.

C’è la coda – There’s a queue

 

 

 

 

 

 

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