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Italian translation: ciao, pronto

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English term or phrase:Hello
Italian translation:ciao, pronto
Entered by: Rana*
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19:16 Oct 19, 2002
English to Italian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Hello
When I talk to a friend in a phone.
And also when I see a friend in a street.
Please explain it in English or Arabic and write down the prononciation in Enlish because I don't know how to speak Italian and I never heard someone talking Italian.
Thank you in Advance.
Rana*
ciao, pronto
Explanation:
pronto is used when answering the phone. Ciao is ued to say hello or goodbye, whether on phone or in person.

I live in Italy and use them all the time.
Selected response from:

caterina fuda
Local time: 06:41
Grading comment
Thank you Saradomca very much. It's very helpful. And thanks Luca for the prononciation.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +8ciao, prontocaterina fuda


  

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ciao, pronto


Explanation:
pronto is used when answering the phone. Ciao is ued to say hello or goodbye, whether on phone or in person.

I live in Italy and use them all the time.

caterina fuda
Local time: 06:41
PRO pts in pair: 20
Grading comment
Thank you Saradomca very much. It's very helpful. And thanks Luca for the prononciation.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Elisabeth Ghysels
56 mins

agree  Red Cat Studios
1 hr

agree  Luca Tutino: "Ciao" pronounced like TCHAO, for "Pronto" just try and say it as an English word...
1 hr

agree  Astrid Elke Witte
1 hr

agree  Rowan Morrell
4 hrs

agree  Marion Burns
6 hrs

agree  Emanuela Corbetta
14 hrs

agree  Massimo Gaido
18 hrs
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