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Italian - English translations for "volare"

"volare" Italian translation

Translation

fly

Definition

Volare is an Italian verb that means 'to fly' in English.

Part of speech

verb

Translations

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Meaning: to fly

Gli uccelli volano nel cielo.

Birds fly in the sky.

Meaning: to travel by air

Preferisco volare anziché prendere il treno.

I prefer to fly instead of taking the train.

Meaning: to soar

La mia mente vola tra le nuvole.

My mind soars among the clouds.

Meaning: to be carried away

Mi sono lasciato volare dalle emozioni.

I let myself be carried away by emotions.

Meaning: to vanish

Il mio sorriso è volato via quando ho ricevuto la brutta notizia.

My smile vanished when I received the bad news.


Conjugations

Present

  • io volo
  • tu voli
  • lui/lei vola
  • noi voliamo
  • voi volate
  • loro volano

Past

  • io ho volato
  • tu hai volato
  • lui/lei ha volato
  • noi abbiamo volato
  • voi avete volato
  • loro hanno volato

Future

  • io volerò
  • tu volerai
  • lui/lei volerà
  • noi voleremo
  • voi volerete
  • loro voleranno

Pluperfect

  • io avevo volato
  • tu avevi volato
  • lui/lei aveva volato
  • noi avevamo volato
  • voi avevate volato
  • loro avevano volato

Simple Past

  • io volai
  • tu volasti
  • lui/lei volò
  • noi volammo
  • voi volaste
  • loro vollero

Examples

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A1: Io volo in aereo.

A1: I fly by plane.

A1: Lui vuole volare come un uccello.

A1: He wants to fly like a bird.

A2: Noi abbiamo volato per due ore.

A2: We flew for two hours.

B1: Domani partirò e volerò verso l'America.

B1: Tomorrow I will leave and fly to America.

B1: Quando ero giovane, ho volato in molti paesi diversi.

B1: When I was young, I flew to many different countries.

B2: Se avessi più soldi, vorrei volare in tutto il mondo.

B2: If I had more money, I would like to travel around the world.

C1: Spero che tu abbia volato bene durante il tuo viaggio.

C1: I hope you had a good flight during your trip.

C1: Dopo aver volato per diverse ore, finalmente siamo atterrati a destinazione.

C1: After flying for several hours, we finally landed at our destination.

C2: Nonostante le turbolenze, il pilota è riuscito a farci volare in sicurezza.

C2: Despite the turbulence, the pilot managed to fly us safely.


Advanced Description

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Volare is a common verb used in the Italian language. It is often used to describe the action of flying, whether it be by plane, bird, or any other means of flight. The verb can also be used metaphorically to describe a feeling of freedom or excitement.

In Italian grammar, volare is a regular -are verb. This means that it follows a predictable pattern when conjugated into different tenses and moods. For example, in the present tense, the verb conjugates as follows: io volo (I fly), tu voli (you fly), lui/lei vola (he/she flies), noi voliamo (we fly), voi volate (you all fly), loro volano (they fly).

The word volare has also been popularized in music through the famous Italian song 'Nel blu dipinto di blu,' commonly known as 'Volare.' The song was written by Domenico Modugno and won the Sanremo Music Festival in 1958. It went on to become an international hit and has been covered by numerous artists in various languages.

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