Common Italian Street Signs

 

Some On the Road phrases
AT THE CAR RENTAL AGENCY

I'd like to rent a sports car. Vorrei noleggiare una macchina sportiva. vohr-RAY noh-lehd-JAH-reh OO-nah MAHK-kee-nah sphor-TEE-vah
Do you have unlimited mileage? Il chilometraggio è illimitato? eel kee-loh-meh-TRAHD-joh eh eel-lee-mee-TAH-toh?
I'd like full insurance coverage. Vorrei fare l'assicurazione contro ogni rischio. vohr-RAY FAH-reh lahs-see-koo-rah-TSYOH-neh KOHN-troh OH-nyee REE-skyoh
How much is the rate per day? Qual è la tariffa giornaliera? kwah-LEH lah tah-REEF-fah johr-nah-LYEH-rah?
·per kilometer? ·per chilometro? ·pehr kee-LOH-meh-troh?


DRIVING ABOUT

Is this the road to Milan? È questa la strada per Milano? eh KWEH-stah lah STREAH-dah pehr Milano?
How far is the highway? Quanto dista l'autostrada? KWAHN-toh DEE-stah low-toh-STRAH-dah?
Is there a parking lot nearby? C'è un parcheggio in zona? cheh oon pahr-KEHD-joh een DZOH-nah?


AT THE SERVICE STATION

Where is the nearest service station? Dov'è il benzinaio più vicino? doh-VEH eel behn-dzee-NAH-yoh pyoo vee-CHEE-noh?
Fill it, please! Il pieno, per favore! eel PYEH-noh, pehr fah-VOH-reh!
Give me 50.000 lire of super. Metta cinquantamila di super. MEHT-tah cheen-kwahn-tah-MEE-lah dee SOO-pehr

(taken from http://open-site.org/Regional/Europe/Italy/Society_and_Culture/ )

 

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