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The complete vocabulary list for Insects in Italian including life cycle of a butterfly in Italian and Bugs in Italian

Learn about the complete vocabulary list of Insects in Italian with example sentences: How to say Insects in Italian including flying insects, Bugs in Italian, and phrases related to insects in Italian

Insects are everywhere, be it within your house, the air, the ground, under the soil, the sea, over the water and even in one’s skin!!!! Yeah you heard me right. The estimated number of insect species in the world is about 5.5 million and even in that only 1 million insect species are named. This means that roughly 80% of insects have yet to be discovered. How can you go a single day without hearing the buzz of a bee or a fly or without seeing a fruit fly or a worm? Seeing as that they are everywhere, it becomes of great importance that you learn the vocabulary list of insects in Italian.

vocabulary list for Insects in Italian
vocabulary list for Insects in Italian

In order to improve your Italian vocabulary, you must learn the list of insects in Italian. An interesting question is you should be learning how to talk about insects in Italian but also how to incorporate these words into coherent sentences. Thus you need to know the vocabulary of insects in Italian along with descriptive example sentences so that you are able to learn and immerse properly. And this is exactly what we are going to do here!!!

 

Is it hard to learn about and to speak about the list of insects in Italian?

  1. Learning about the list of insects in Italian is by no means easy… It will take you some time as the words are quite unique.
  2. I would suggest that you memorize at least the list of most common Italian insect vocabulary.
  3. I have classified this blog into multiple sections. Memorize at least the first section of super common insects in Italian so that you can do 99% of all Italian insect related conversations (if you are unfortunate to get into many).

 

Topics to be covered in list of insects in Italian:

  1. How do you say insects in Italian?
  2. Learn about the butterfly in Italian
  3. Name of the most common insects in Italian
  4. What are the names of different bugs in Italian
  5. Which are the insects that sting?
  6. Name of the most common hopping insects in Italian
  7. Can we keep insects as pets? What are the different pet insects in Italian?
  8. What do insects do? Teach me some common Verbs related to insects in Italian
  9. Learn about some common phrases related to insects in Italian
  10. What are the different parts of an insect in Italian
  11. Conclusion
How do you say insects in Italian?
How do you say insects in Italian?

ITALIAN VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: How do you say insects in Italian?

  • WORD: The Italian translation for “The insect” is “L’insetto”
    • EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “Cockroaches are insects.” à Gli scarafaggi sono insetti.
  • WORD: The Italian translation for “The worm” is “Il verme”
    • EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “How many worms do you want?” à Quanti vermi vuoi?

 

Italian wordlists to consider

Parts of the house and rooms of the house in Italian
Vocabulary list of 50+ fruits in Italian
List of tools in Italian
How to say the list for Days of the week in Italian
Learn about the different types of weather in Italian
Body parts in Italian

ITALIAN INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: How do you say butterfly in Italian? Learn about the butterfly in Italian.

When you think of a beautiful insect, what do you see? Of course you think of the beautiful butterfly! The butterfly is very colourful, pretty and is a sight to behold. When we see something magical in movies, there are always butterflies flying about with colours galore. Would it not be perfectly fitting if we learnt about the butterfly in Italian before we step into other insects (pun intended of course!!!)? Let us learn about the butterfly in Italian with example sentences.

How do you say butterfly in Italian?
How do you say butterfly in Italian?
  • ENGLISH: What is the translation for “butterfly life cycle” in Italian?
    • ITALIAN: Italian translation for “butterfly life cycle” is “ciclo de vida da borboleta”
  • ENGLISH: What is the translation for “Monarch butterfly” in Italian?
    • ITALIAN: Italian translation for “Monarch Butterfly” is “farfalla monarca”
Butterfly  in English Translation for the butterfly in Italian Example sentence for butterfly in English Sentences for Italian butterfly
The Butterfly La farfalla There are many butterflies in the garden. Ci sono molte farfalle nel giardino.
The Caterpillar Il bruco The Caterpillar ate three leaves. Il bruco ha mangiato tre foglie.
The egg L’uovo There are millions of butterfly eggs in the forest. Ci sono milioni di uova di farfalla nella foresta.
Chrysalis or Pupa Crisalide The Chrysalis is gorgeous. La Crisalide è stupenda.
Metamorphosis Metamorfosi In the life cycle of a butterfly, metamorphosis is a very important stage. Nel ciclo vitale di una farfalla, la metamorfosi è una fase molto importante.
The Cocoon Il bozzolo The gardener took care of the silk cocoons. Il giardiniere si prendeva cura dei bozzoli di seta.

 

ITALIAN INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of the most common insects in Italian?

While there are billions of insects in the world, when you say the word insect in Italian or English, you only think of a select few which we see every day. Some insects are more common and commonly used in conversations than other insects. So it is necessary that you learn the vocabulary list of these common insects in Italian. This will help you hold a conversation easily. Let us learn about the different common insects in Italian with example sentences.

names of the most common insects in Italian
names of the most common insects in Italian
Common Insects  in English Translation: Common Insects in Italian Example sentence for Common Insects in English Sentences for Italian Common Insects
The Cockroach Lo scarafaggio The cockroach is ten days old. Lo scarafaggio ha dieci giorni.
The mosquito La zanzara There are so many mosquitoes in India. Ci sono così tante zanzare in India.
The Moth La falena The moth was very large. La falena era molto grande.
The Dragonfly La libellula I like dragonflies Mi piacciono le libellule
The Firefly La lucciola The firefly is pretty. La lucciola è carina.
The Fly La mosca I killed the fly. Ho ucciso la mosca.
The Mayfly L’effimera The Mayfly lives for only twenty four hours. L’Effimera vive solo per ventiquattro ore.
The Fruit fly La mosca della frutta Fruit flies love mangoes. I moscerini della frutta amano i manghi.
The Gnat Il moscerino The gnat was very arrogant. Il moscerino era molto arrogante.
The Spider Il ragno Spiders have eight legs. I ragni hanno otto zampe.
The worm Il verme The worm lives in the garden Il verme vive nel giardino

 

ITALIAN INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of the most common bugs in Italian?

Ok I’m going to be upfront with you. If there is one thing I hate in this beautiful world, its bugs and creepy crawlies!!! When you say the word bugs in Italian or in English, you can see me cringe!! But that gives me more the reason to memorize the wordlist so that I can explain to people that I hate them and I like to avoid them. As with insects, a few bugs are far more common across the world. So it is necessary that you learn the vocabulary list of these common bugs in Italian. Along with the list of insects in Italian, Let us learn the different bugs in Italian with example sentences.

names of the most common bugs in Italian
names of the most common bugs in Italian
Common Bugs  in English Translation: Common Bugs in Italian Example sentence for Common Bugs in English Sentences for Italian Common Bugs
The bug l’insetto The scientist caught the bug. Lo scienziato ha catturato l’insetto.
The ladybug La coccinella Ladybugs are very pretty. Le coccinelle sono molto carine.
The bedbug La cimice I caught the bedbug. Ho preso la cimice.
The lice I pidocchi This medicine kills lice. Questo medicinale uccide i pidocchi.
The beetle Lo scarabeo I can eat the beetle. Posso mangiare lo scarabeo.
The dung beetle Lo scarabeo stercorario The dung beetle is very strong. Lo scarabeo stercorario è molto forte.
The flea La pulce Fleas can jump. Le pulci possono saltare.
The tick la zecca Stay away from ticks and fleas. Stai lontano da zecche e pulci.

 

ITALIAN INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of common stinging insects in Italian?

You put your hand on a flower and all of a sudden there is a super sharp pain in your finger!!!! You scream and throw down the flower. What on earth was that? IT’S A BEE!!!! DAMN YOU GIT STUNG BY A BEE!!! You have to say this to your doctor in Italian. How do you do that without knowing the list of insects in Italian which sting? Let us learn the different stinging insects in Italian with example sentences.

Stinging Insects  in English Translation: Stinging Insects in Italian Example sentence for Stinging Insects in English Sentences for Italian Stinging Insects
The bumblebee il bombo The Bumblebees are yellow in color. I bombi sono di colore giallo.
The bee L’ape The bee sat on the flower. L’ape si sedette sul fiore.
The wasp La vespa The wasp flew away. La vespa è volata via.
The Hornet Il calabrone Hornets and wasps are enemies. I calabroni e le vespe sono nemici.
The Honeybee L’ape The beekeeper loves his honeybees L’apicoltore ama le sue api
The ant La formica There are two anthills and a billion ants in my garden. Ci sono due formicai e un miliardo di formiche nel mio giardino.

 

ITALIAN INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of common pet insects in Italian?

Do you know that it is very common across the world for people to have insects as pets? Children love having insects as pets as they are hardy and easy to maintain. They do not require constant care and can take care of themselves. Let us learn the different insects which can be kept as pets in Italian with example sentences.

names of common pet insects in Italian
names of common pet insects in Italian
Common Pet Insects  in English Translation: Common Pet Insects in Italian Example sentence for Common Pet Insects in English Sentences for Italian Common Pet Insects
The praying mantis La mantide religiosa The young girl has a pet praying mantis. La ragazza ha una mantide religiosa da compagnia.
The stick insect L’insetto stecco Stick insects are very weird Gli insetti stecco sono molto strani
The leaf insect L’insetto fogliare Leaf insects are very cute. Gli insetti foglia sono molto carini.
The scorpion Lo scorpione This scorpion is poisonous. Questo scorpione è velenoso.
The Tarantula La Tarantola I am scared of tarantulas. Ho paura delle tarantole.

 

ITALIAN INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of hopping insects in Italian?

Have you ever looked at a grasshopper? It looks like a small machine. It can jump up an incredible height, can fly and looks freaky as hell!!! I HATE THEM but my brother loves them!!!! Let us learn the different hopping insects in Italian with example sentences.

names of hopping insects in Italian
names of hopping insects in Italian
Hopping Insects  in English Translation: Hopping Insects in Italian
The grasshopper La cavalletta
The locust La locusta
The mantis La mantide
The cricket Il grillo
The cicada La cicala

 

ITALIAN INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the common insect related Verbs in Italian?

Now that we have learnt about so many insects in Italian, let us now focus on some common Italian Verbs which will help us form sentences using these insects. For example, you need to say that the caterpillar crawls but the butterfly flies. You need to say that the bee lives in a hive while an ant lives in an anthill. You need to say that a cockroach has antennae while a wasp has wings. So basically you need to know a few verbs and nouns related to acts which the insects perform in Italian. In this section let us learn about a few verbs related to insects in Italian

Insect words in English Translation: Common Insect words in Italian Example sentence for Common Insects words in English Sentences for Common Italian words related to Insects
To sting Pungere The bee stings the boy. L’ape punge il ragazzo.
To bite Mordere The Ant bites me and it is painful. La formica mi morde ed è doloroso.
To fly Volare The butterfly flew away. La farfalla è volata via.
To crawl strisciare The soldier is crawling. Il bruco striscia lentamente.
To walk Camminare The girl walks fast. The girl walks fast.
To run Correre The athlete runs from Germany to Austria. L’atleta corre dalla Germania all’Austria.
To jump Saltare A grasshopper can jump very high. Una cavalletta può saltare molto in alto.
To pollinate Impollinare The bee pollinates the flowers. L’ape impollina i fiori.

 

ITALIAN INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the parts of an insect in Italian?

With the Italian insect related verbs done, let us proceed with the parts of an insect in Italian and other nouns related to insects in Italian

parts of an insect in Italian
parts of an insect in Italian
Insect words in English Translation: Common Insect words in Italian Example sentence for Common Insects words in English Sentences for Common Italian words related to Insects
The stinger Il pungiglione The bee has a powerful stinger. L’ape ha un potente pungiglione.
The antennae Le antenne Cockroaches have long antennae. Gli scarafaggi hanno antenne lunghe.
The wings Le ali I hate insects which have wings. Odio gli insetti che hanno le ali.
The mandible La mandibola The insect’s mandible is quite weak. La mandibola dell’insetto è piuttosto debole.
The thorax Il torace Every insect has a thorax. Ogni insetto ha un torace.
The abdomen L’addome A worm does not have an abdomen. Un verme non ha un addome.
The legs Le gambe A centipede has a hundred legs. Un millepiedi ha cento gambe.
The anthill Il formicaio There is an anthill near our house. C’è un formicaio vicino a casa nostra.
The nest Il nido The wasp built a nest. La vespa ha costruito un nido.
The hive L’alveare The beekeeper has many beehives. L’apicoltore ha molti alveari.
The nectar Il nettare Flowers produce nectar. I fiori producono nettare.

 

ITALIAN INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the common insect related phrases in Italian?

I have explained all over this post about how I hate insects and how much I am terrified of them. So what do I say in Italian when I see one? Let us learn the different common insect related phrases in Italian with example sentences.

Hopping Insects  in English Translation: Hopping Insects in Italian
I am afraid of insects. Ho paura degli insetti.
Does it sting? Punge?
Insects are creepy. Gli insetti sono inquietanti.
It has many feet. Ha molti piedi.
What type of insect is that? Che tipo di insetto è?
The mosquito bit me. La zanzara mi ha morso.
I am allergic to bee stings. Sono allergico alle punture di api.
I am terrified of insects. Ho il terrore degli insetti.
Can it jump? Può saltare?
Can it fly? Può volare?
It looks so disgusting. Sembra così disgustoso.
What does it eat? Cosa mangia?
Is it poisonous? È velenoso?

 

Conclusion

We have learnt a lot about the most common insects in Italian and also about what they do, where they live, the butterfly life cycle in Italian and also many more phrases. Hope you had fun learning.

 

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