Now, the agreement does not mean that all endings must be the same. K: To make sure you remember how you say «I agree» in Italian, go to our website joyoflanguages.com/italianpodcast and scroll down to episode 73. You`ll see all this written and you`ll get bonus materials like a quiz and tabs. And you can join our Facebook group in facebook.com/groups/5.minute.italian/ where you will find our fab community that talks together in Italian. «BUT WAIT!» You could say. What about adjectives that end in -e? K: But that doesn`t happen with that sentence. Because we have the «di» in the middle. So I don`t get myself back to quality, as with a nationality. I am talking about one thing — a bit like saying, «I agree.» Thus, we know how to say «I agree» or «I agree» is: K: It`s a follow-up to an apostrophe. D – Apostrophe — accordion. Di means «of» and accordo means concordance.
Together, it means «concordance» In English, you can say, «Girls have three green bows.» K: And there are some interesting petty things to say about that sentence. The first is the apostrophe. K: And if you now think it would be nice to see this written, you`ll find the transcript going to our site, you`ll find details at the end of the episode. M: So the rule is: if you have di before a vowel, as a in accordo, you can use aposrophic if you wish. In most cases, it is optional, but if you have fixed phrases like «d`accordo,» the Apostrophe is the standard form. If you are a female and want to describe yourself with an adjective, you need to make sure that every adjective you use is changed to feminine and singular. If you «great» according to a nopon, it means «great.» Yes, yes. This is what happens when they don`t match your verbs, adjectives and objects. K: Sono – I am; Agree to compliance. So, literally, the Italians say, «I am the concord.» – una bella sigaretta — a nice cigarette that is needed.
If you`re a guy, you`d keep the ending you usually see in dictionaries because they`re presented as men. They don`t always go together, because some names and adjectives are irregular or immutable, meaning they are different from the norm, or they never change. K: Let`s break it up. The first word of this expression is «sono.» Which means «I am.» . K: The second thing is that normally, when you say «Sono,» as in «I am,» the descriptor word that comes after must correspond to the sex of the person. K: And finally, «they are,» which is convenient because it`s exactly the same as «I am»: M: That`s what happens, because if you have the word «di» in front of a vowel, you can turn the i into an apostrophe. When an adjective ends in an -e like this, it remains the same for both males and females in the singular. M: Let`s repeat this sentence: Sono d`accordo And grammar wars are not fun to be right in the middle if you`re just trying to talk to an Italian about what you`re doing for a living.
However, if it changes in the plural, the extension is replaced by an -i. No matter what you`re trying to communicate, go ahead. The only thing that needs to be agreed here is the number.