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British English: /ɒv/
, /(ə)v/
American English: /əv/

Translation of of in Italian:


  • 1 (in most uses) the leg of the table the difficulty of the work
    la difficoltà del lavoro
    the king of beasts
    il re degli animali
  • 2 (made or consisting of)a ring (made) of gold
    un anello d'oro
    a plaque (made) of grey marble
    una targa di marmo grigio
    a will of iron [figurative]
    una volontà di ferro
    a heart of stone [figurative]
    un cuore di pietra
  • 4 (indicating a proportion or fraction)some of us stayed for dinner
    alcuni di noi si fermarono a cena
    several of them were rotten
    parecchi di essi erano marci
    of the twelve of us only nine could swim
    su dodici di noi solo nove sapevano nuotare
  • 5 (British English) (in expressions of time)of an evening
    la sera o di sera
    of a morning
    il mattino, al mattino, (al)la mattina, di mattina
    I like to play golf of an afternoon
    mi piace giocare a golf il o di pomeriggio
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