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Ten Italian words with other meanings abroad

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Ten Italian words with other meanings abroad
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For an Italian speaker in a foreign country, situations can get tricky when Italian words mean something totally different in a foreign language.

Some beautiful-sounding Italian words can have vastly different meanings in a multitude of languages.

Ask for some 'baci', or kisses, in Greece, for example, and you could very well get a slap in the face instead. 

From 'burro' to 'pila', we've put together a list of Italian words that mean something else in another language.

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