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significato

English translation of significato

meaning

The word 'significato' in Italian translates to 'meaning' in English. It is used to express the intended concept or idea behind a word, phrase, or sentence. It can also refer to the purpose or importance of something, similar to 'significance' in English. For example, one might ask 'Qual è il significato di questa parola?' (What is the meaning of this word?) or 'Che significato ha questa azione?' (What is the significance of this action?).


Example sentences using: significato

Quale è il significato di questa parola?

English translation of Quale è il significato di questa parola?

What is the meaning of this word?

This sentence is typically used when the speaker encounters a word they do not understand and are asking for an explanation.

Il significato della vita è un argomento filosofico.

English translation of Il significato della vita è un argomento filosofico.

The meaning of life is a philosophical topic.

This sentence could be used in a context where the speaker is discussing deep, philosophical topics, possibly in an academic setting.

Non capisco il tuo significato.

English translation of Non capisco il tuo significato.

I don't understand your meaning.

This phrase would be used when the speaker does not understand what someone is trying to communicate. The issue could be with the words used, the manner of communication, or the context.

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