Translation of niente in English:

niente

Pronunciation: /ˈnjɛnte/

pron

adj inv

[infml]
  • niente pesci oggi no fish today non ho niente fame I'm not the slightest bit hungry

adv

  • non fa niente (non importa) it doesn't matter per niente at all [litigare] over nothing niente affatto! no way!

m

  • un bel niente absolutely nothing, damn all [infml] basta un niente per spaventarlo it doesn't take much to scare him

inter

  • "cos’è successo?" – "niente... mi hanno rubato l’auto" [infml], "what happened?" – "well, er... I had my car stolen"

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