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British English: /sɪŋ/
American English: /sɪŋ/

Translation of sing in Italian:


transitive verb pass. sang p.pass. sung

  • (person)
    cantare (song)
    to sing a note to sing a role
    cantare in un ruolo
    to sing the part of…
    cantare nel ruolo di…
    to sing something to, for somebody
    cantare qualcosa a, per qualcuno
    sing him something
    cantagli qualcosa
    to sing something in front of o for an audience
    cantare qualcosa in pubblico
    to sing somebody to sleep
    cantare per fare addormentare qualcuno
    “Happy birthday!” they sang
    “Tanti auguri!” cantarono
    to sing somebody's praises
    cantare le lodi di qualcuno

intransitive verb pass. sang p.pass. sung

  • 1
    cantare (in in) (to somebody a qualcuno) (for somebody per qualcuno)
    you can't sing
    non sai cantare
    to sing well
    cantare bene
    I can't sing in tune you are singing out of tune
    stai stonando
    to sing in front of o for an audience
    cantare in pubblico
    to sing to an accompaniment
    cantare con un accompagnamento
    he sings about love
    le sue canzoni parlano d'amore
    she sang of her country [literary]
    la sua canzone parlava del suo paese


to sing a different o another song

Phrasal verbs

sing along

cantare insieme (with a)

sing out:

1 sing out
(sing loud) cantare ad alta voce
(call out) chiamare
2 sing out [something] (shout)

sing up

cantare più forte
Definition of sing in:
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