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Calvino, I. – Se una notte d'inverno... (1979)


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raggomitolato
curled up
arcione
saddle
criniera
mane (of a horse)
rosicchiare
to gnaw, nibble at
finimento
harness
sprofondarsi
to be asborbed in (fig.); sink
cinta
belt; city walls; moulding (architecture)
baluardo
bastion, fortress
fanteria
infantry
falange
phalanx
roccaforte
stronghold
breccia
breach
sdrucito
tattered
bozzolo
cocoon
involucro
packaging, wrapping; shell, casing
strombettio
blare
inevaso
outstanding (invoice etc. - bureaucratic)
budello
intestines, guts; ally, backstreet
collimare
to match, align
sbuffare
to pant, puff
sfiatare
to allow air to escape
stantuffo
piston
capoverso
paragraph
ventaglio
fan (paper instrument for cooling)
traboccare
to brim, overflow; be brimming with, full of (fig.)
sbavare
to drool, dribble, drip
pensilina
platform roof
gettone
token
scroscio
thunder, roar; pounding
ippica
horse-racing
reggere
to hold, carry; support, withstand
logoro
worn-out, well-worn
lancetta
needle; hand (of clock)
traforare
to pierce; drill; tunnel through
esanime
lifeless
ghigliottina
guillotine
levigato
polished, smooth
scorrevole
sliding, moving; fluid, flowing
timone
helm; rudder; guidance, leadership
estenuante
draining, exhausting
disguido
error; hitch, glitch
arrovellare
to rack one's brains
ingozzare
to fatten, force-feed
pedina
pawn (chess); piece (in game); pawn, puppet (fig.)
andirivieni
coming and going, bustle
spoglio
bare, naked; scrutiny
disfarsi
to dispose of, get rid of
disincagliare
to refloat; to free someone from an obstacle (fig.)
esercente
owner, shopkeeper
martingala
half-belt
bavero
collar
saracinesca
shutter
brumoso
misty, hazy
gualcire
to crease
pellame
hides, skins
motteggio
banter
impastare
to knead; dry out
sgabello
stool (seat)
sogghigno
snigger
canzonatura
teasing
valicare
to cross; climb over
pronostico
prediction, forecast
filare
to scram, get lost; make sense
sfoggiare
to flaunt, show off
rilegare
to bind (a publication)
scagliare
to throw, hurl
lama
blade
avvolgibile
roll-up
triturare
to grind, crush
quinternio
quinternion (bookbinding term)
zampillare
to gush
ricomporre
to recreate; put back together, put in order
infrangibile
unbreakable
sbriciolarsi
to crumble, fall apart
squassare
to shake violently
vorticoso
swirling; lively
comprensorio
district
aleatorio
unplanned, random
sbadataggine
thoughtlessness, carelessness
ingorgare
to clog, block up
protendere
to stretch out, reach out
increscioso
regrettable; unpleasant
contrattempo
complication, hitch, setback
avariato
stale, gone off; damaged
pasticcio
pie; mess, botch, mix-up
carnagione
complexion
fossetta
dimple
saggistica
non-fiction
barcamenarsi
to manage, cope; tread cautiously
opera omnia
collected works
risarcire
to compensate, recompense
eremo
hermitage; retreat, refuge
sonaglio
rattle; bell
velato
veiled
fruibile
usable
intonso
pristine, unspoilt; unshaven; uncut (pages of book)
sciabolata
saber-cut, blow with a saber
tagliuzzare
to chop, shred
colza
rapeseed
tegame
pan, saucepan