In this series, we’re covering the most used nouns in the Italian language
Numero 2 è…..
The word “anno” is used to wish somebody a good year, as in Buon Anno! and Felice Anno Nuovo!
It is also necessary to find out somebody’s age, since, in Italian, the question is phrased “How many years do you have?”— Quanti anni hai?
As in English, it is also used to refer to moments in time, as in the third sentence. Some common expressions are:
un anno prima
a year before
un anno dopo
a year later
un anno fa…
one year ago
due (tre, quattro) anni fa…
two (three, four) years ago
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