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British English: /niː/
American English: /ni/

Translation of knee in Italian:


  • to be on one's knees
    to fall to one's knees to be up to one's knees in water
    avere l'acqua che arriva alle ginocchia
    to sit on somebody's knee
    sedersi sulle ginocchia di qualcuno
    come and sit on my knee
    vieni a sederti sulle mie ginocchia
    to have the paper open on one's knee
    avere il giornale aperto sulle ginocchia
    to eat on one's knee
    mangiare in ginocchio
    on (one's) hands and knees to go down on bended knee (to somebody)
    mettersi in ginocchio o inginocchiarsi (davanti a qualcuno)

transitive verb

  • dare una ginocchiata a


to bring o force somebody, something to his, its knees

mettere qualcuno, qualcosa in ginocchio

to go weak at the knees

sentirsi piegare le ginocchia

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