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British English: /ʃiː/
American English: /ʃi/
She is almost always translated by lei (which is in itself the feminine object, not subject pronoun); the feminine subject pronoun ella is no longer used but in very formal writing: she closed the door = lei ha chiuso la porta. - Remember that in Italian the subject pronoun is very often understood: she came alone = è venuta da sola. When used in emphasis, however, the pronoun is stressed, and is placed either at the beginning or at the end of the sentence: she killed him! = lei l'ha ucciso! l'ha ucciso lei! - For particular usages, see the entry below.


  • she's not at home here she is
    there she is
    eccola là
    she didn't take it
    lei non l'ha preso o non l'ha preso lei
    she's a genius
    (lei) è un genio
    she who…, she whom, she that…
    colei che…
    she who sees
    colei che vede
    she's a lovely boat

also: she- adjective in composti

  • she-bear she-hyena
    iena femmina


  • it's a she [informal]
    (of baby) è femmina, è una bambina
    (of animal) è una femmina
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