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scuro

English translation of scuro

dark

The Italian word 'scuro' is used to describe something that is dark or not well lit. It can also be used metaphorically to describe something that is sad or gloomy. In context, you might say 'La stanza è molto scura' which means 'The room is very dark'.


Example sentences using: scuro

Il cielo è molto scuro stasera.

English translation of Il cielo è molto scuro stasera.

The sky is very dark tonight.

This sentence means that there is very little light in the sky, possibly signaling nighttime or an upcoming storm.

La stanza scura mi spaventa.

English translation of La stanza scura mi spaventa.

The dark room scares me.

This sentence communicates fear or uneasiness about being in a room that is poorly lit or not lit at all.

Preferisco il cioccolato scuro.

English translation of Preferisco il cioccolato scuro.

I prefer dark chocolate.

In this context, 'scuro' is describing the type of chocolate, indicating that it is dark chocolate, which is known for its rich and intense flavor.

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