Colors and Shapes of eyes in Italian – Colore degli occhi
The eyes are one of the most important organs in the body. It is the most important connection to perception as we can understand what we can see. We see and we perceive, we see and we believe. Also one of the most common topics when it comes to talking to a lover is by describing how beautiful their eyes are. So it becomes very important that we learn as much as we can related to the eyes in Italian. Hence in this post, we will be learning about a comprehensive vocabulary lists in relation to the eyes in Italian with tons and tons of example sentences.
- How to say “Eyes in Italian”?
- Pronunciation Guide
- Parts of the eyes in Italian
- Glasses and Spectacles in Italian
- Eye Diseases in Italian
- Learn eye colors in Italian
- Eye shapes in Italian
- Lover Talk related to the eyes in Italian
How to say Eyes in Italian?
- WORD: The Italian translation for “the eye” is “l’occhio”
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “The eye is an important organ” à L’occhio è un organo importante.
- WORD: The Italian word for “the eyes” is “gli occhi”
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “A snake has two eyes.” à Un serpente ha due occhi.
- WORD: The Italian translation for “one eye” is “un occhio”
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “The earthworm has one eye.” à Il lombrico ha un occhio.
What are the parts of the eyes in Italian?
Close your eyes… yes I know it’s ironic or even eyeronic!!! Quickly name the different parts of the eyes. You have the white bit, the circle bit, the smaller circle bit, an eyelid, eye lashes and the eye brow… Whew.. it’s a small list thankfully!!! In the table below, you can learn how to say the names of all the parts of the Eye in Italian. This will help you expand your basic Italian A1 vocabulary list and will help you have to see the eye doctor. So let us learn about the parts of the eye in Italian.
|Eyes||Translation||Example sentence in English||Same sentences in Italian|
|The cornea||La cornea||The cornea is transparent in color.||La cornea è di colore trasparente.|
|The sclera (white of the eye)||La sclera||The sclera must be white in color.||La sclera deve essere di colore bianco.|
|The iris||Iride||I am blind and my iris is grey in color.||Sono cieco e la mia iride è di colore grigio.|
|The pupil||Pupilla||There is a small injury in the cornea and the pupil.||C’è una piccola lesione nella cornea e nella pupilla.|
|The eyelash / eyelashes||Le ciglia/ciglia||Your eye lashes are beautiful.||Le tue ciglia sono bellissime.|
|The eyebrow / eyebrows||Il sopracciglio / sopracciglia||The man shaved his eyebrows.||L’uomo si rase le sopracciglia.|
|The eyelid / eyelids||La palpebra / palpebre||The owl has three eyelids.||Il gufo ha tre palpebre.|
Glasses or Spectacles in Italian?
Half the people in the world wear glasses. Most of the people in the world would have worn sunglasses at some point in their lives. Is it thus not important to know about the different spectacles in Italian? In the table below, you can learn the names of all the vocabulary related to Glasses in Italian or Spectacles in Italian.
|Spectacles||Spectacles in Italian||Example sentence in English||Same sentences|
|The glasses||Gli occhiali||My mother has four pairs of glasses.||Mia madre ha quattro paia di occhiali.|
|The reading glasses||Gli occhiali da lettura||Do you need reading glasses?||Hai bisogno di occhiali da lettura?|
|The contact lenses||Le lenti a contatto||My daughter wears contact lenses.||Mia figlia porta le lenti a contatto.|
|The eye patch||La benda sull’occhio||Pirates wear eye patches.||I pirati indossano bende sugli occhi.|
|The sunglasses||Gli occhiali da sole||He likes to wear sunglasses||Gli piace indossare occhiali da sole|
|The bifocal glasses||Gli occhiali bifocali||My grandfather wears bifocal glasses.||Mio nonno porta gli occhiali bifocali.|
|The monocle||Il monocolo||Winston Churchill had a monocle.||Winston Churchill aveva un monocolo.|
Eye Diseases in Italian
Whenever you have to go to the eye doctor, you need to be careful. In Italy or in any Italian speaking country, the doctors might be able to explain the problem only in Italian. You should be able to know all the common eye diseases in Italian Let us know learn about the Diseases related to eyes in Italian.
|Eye Diseases||Eye Diseases in Italian||Example sentence for Eye Diseases||Same sentences|
|Heterochromia||eterocromia||Heterochromia is very rare.||L’eterocromia è molto rara.|
|Conjunctivitis||Congiuntivite||I have conjunctivitis and so I must sleep.||Ho la congiuntivite e quindi devo dormire.|
|Cataract||Cataratta||The old man had cataracts and was almost blind.||Il vecchio aveva la cataratta ed era quasi cieco.|
|Nearsighted (myopia)||Miope (miopia)||Are you nearsighted? Do you have myopia.||Sei miope? Hai la miopia.|
|Farsighted (hyperopia)||lungimirante (ipermetropia)||Are you farsighted? Do you have hyperopia?||Sei lungimirante? Hai l’ipermetropia?|
|Glaucoma||Glaucoma||Glaucoma is dangerous and can cause blindness.||Il glaucoma è pericoloso e può causare cecità.|
|Colour blind||Daltonico||Dogs are colour blind.||I cani sono daltonici.|
What are the different eye colors in Italian?
You are in Italy and on a date, a date with an amazing Italian dude / dudette. He (or she) sits opposite to you and you stare deeply into his eyes. The eyes are of a very beautiful colour. You wanna impress you date and so want to ask about the colour or of their eyes in Italian. How do you do it?
- ENGLISH SENTENCE: Translation for “What color are your eyes?” in Italian?
- ITALIAN SENTENCE: The translation “What color are your eyes?” in Italianà di che colore sono i tuoi occhi?
Now how does your date respond?
- ENGLISH SENTENCE: Translation for “I have blue eyes” in Italian?
- ITALIAN SENTENCE: The translation I have blue eyes in Italianà ho gli occhi blu
Similarly, let us learn about the different eye colours in Italian
|Eye Colors||Eye Colors in Italian||Example sentence for Eye Colors||Same sentences|
|brown eyes||occhi marroni||She has brown eyes.||Lei ha gli occhi marroni.|
|grey eyes||occhi grigi||You have grey eyes.||Hai gli occhi grigi.|
|black eyes||occhi neri||The Asian man has black eyes||L’uomo asiatico ha gli occhi neri|
|green eyes||occhi verdi||Many Europeans have green eyes.||Molti europei hanno gli occhi verdi.|
|amber eyes||occhi ambrati||My wife has amber eyes and they are gorgeous.||Mia moglie ha gli occhi color ambra e sono stupendi.|
|violet eyes||occhi viola||Have you seen violet eyes?||Hai visto gli occhi viola?|
|hazel eyes||occhi nocciola||I love hazel eyes||Adoro gli occhi color nocciola|
|blue eyes||occhi blu||The wolf has blue eyes||Il lupo ha gli occhi blu|
|Grey blue eyes||Occhi azzurri grigi||Polar bears have Grey blue eyes||Gli orsi polari hanno gli occhi azzurri grigi|
|White eyes||Occhi bianchi||The blind man has white eyes||Il cieco ha gli occhi bianchi|
|Light blue eyes||Occhi azzurri||My son has light blue eyes.||Mio figlio ha gli occhi azzurri.|
Different shapes of the eyes in Italian
You know that different people have different eye shapes. Some people have round eyes while some people have slanted eyes. I like people who have almond shaped eyes while you may like people who have large eyes. Small eyes may indicate intelligence while cross eyes (through no fault of their own) are ridiculed. Let us learn about the different shapes of the eyes in Italian
|Eye Shapes||Eye Shapes in Italian||Example sentence in English||Same sentences|
|slanted eyes||occhi a mandorla||Asians have slanted eyes.||Gli asiatici hanno gli occhi a mandorla.|
|round eyes||occhi rotondi||The woman has round eyes.||La donna ha gli occhi rotondi.|
|large eyes||occhi grandi||Children have large eyes.||I bambini hanno gli occhi grandi.|
|small eyes||occhi piccoli||Do you have small eyes?||Hai gli occhi piccoli?|
|cross eyed||strabico||I am cross eyed.||Sono strabico.|
Lover Talk in Italian related to the eyes…..
The eyes are considered as a reflection of one’s beauty. You often compliment your partner on their beautiful eye. So you must know how to do this kind of lover talk in Italian as well
- One of the most common sentences one can say to their lover is that their eyes are very pretty. The Italian translation for “your eyes are pretty” is “I tuoi occhi sono carini”
- Another very common sentence that I usually say to my wife is that her eyes are very beautiful. The Italian translation for “You have beautiful eyes” is “Hai dei bellissimi occhi”
- The Italian translation for “I love your eyes” is “amo i tuoi occhi”
Simple questions and Answers
Let us have a small test. Try and answer as many questions as you can honestly!!!
|How to say brown eyes in Italian?||occhi marroni|
|How to say blue eyes in Italian?||Occhi blu|
|How do you say green eyes in Italian?||Occhi verdi|
|How do you say Hazel eyes in Italian||Occhi nocciola|
|How do you say grey blue eyes in Italian||Occhi azzurri grigi|
|How do you say dark blue eyes in Italian||Occhi blu scuro|
|How do you say bluish green eyes in Italian||Occhi verdi azzurri|
|How do you say grey eyes in Italian||Occhi grigi|
|How do you say black eyes in Italian||Occhi neri|
Some more questions and Answers
|Example Questions and Answers for Eyes in English||The same Questions and Answers for Eyes in Italian|
|What colour are your eyes?||Di che colore sono i tuoi occhi?|
|I have green eyes.||Ho gli occhi verdi.|
|My eyes are black in color.||I miei occhi sono di colore nero.|
|Do you wear glasses?||Indossi occhiali?|
|I wear contact lenses.||Porto le lenti a contatto.|