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Italian - English (British) translations for "giallo"

"giallo" Italian translation





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Meaning: mystery

Mi piace leggere i gialli.

I like reading mysteries.

Meaning: yellow

Ho comprato una maglietta gialla.

I bought a yellow t-shirt.

Meaning: thriller

Abbiamo visto un giallo al cinema ieri sera.

We watched a thriller at the cinema last night.

Meaning: detective story

Il mio genere preferito di libri sono i gialli.

My favorite genre of books is detective stories.

Meaning: crime novel

Ho letto un nuovo giallo scritto da un autore italiano.

I read a new crime novel written by an Italian author.


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A1: Il giallo è il mio colore preferito.

A1: Yellow is my favorite color.

A1: Ho comprato una maglietta gialla.

A1: I bought a yellow t-shirt.

A1: La penna è gialla.

A1: The pen is yellow.

B1: Mi piace leggere libri gialli durante le vacanze.

B1: I like reading detective novels during the holidays.

B2: Sono andato al cinema per vedere un film giallo ieri sera.

B2: I went to the cinema to see a thriller movie last night.

B2: Il mistero del caso giallo si è finalmente risolto.

B2: The mystery of the yellow case has finally been solved.

C1: Ho letto tutti i romanzi gialli dello scrittore famoso.

C1: I have read all the detective novels by the famous writer.

C1: La trama del libro giallo era così avvincente che non riuscivo a smettere di leggere.

C1: The plot of the detective novel was so gripping that I couldn't stop reading.

C2: L'autore ha sapientemente intrecciato una serie di indizi nel giallo, rendendo difficile indovinare il colpevole.

C2: The author skillfully intertwined a series of clues in the detective novel, making it difficult to guess the culprit.

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The Italian noun "giallo" refers to a genre of literature, film, and television that is characterized by mystery, crime, and suspense. The term "giallo" literally translates to "yellow" in English, and it originated from the yellow covers of the popular crime novels published in Italy in the early 20th century.

Giallo stories often involve murder investigations, psychological thrillers, and elements of horror. They typically feature an amateur detective or a police investigator trying to solve a complex puzzle or unravel a series of crimes. Giallo films are known for their stylish cinematography, intense atmosphere, and graphic violence.

The giallo genre gained international popularity in the 1960s and 1970s, with influential filmmakers like Dario Argento and Mario Bava creating iconic movies within this genre. Today, giallo continues to inspire contemporary filmmakers and has left a lasting impact on the thriller and horror genres.

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