Adjectives of nationality in Italian

In this lesson, you will find a table featuring the main adjectives of nationality in Italian.

When you use any Italian adjective in a sentence, make sure its form matches the noun in both gender and number! Adjectives can be masculine, feminine, singular or plural.

Also remember that adjectives are not capitalized in Italian.

MasculineFeminine
SingularItalianoItaliana
PluralItalianiItaliane

Nationalities in Italian that end in -e, like inglese, only have two forms: singular (inglese) and plural (inglesi).

Each English country is also given. Let’s go!

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Nationalities in Italian

Pronounciation of the adjectives of nationality in Italian

Country / ContinentNationality
Africaafricano
Americaamericano
Argentinaargentino
Asiaasiatico
Australiaaustraliano
Brazilbrasiliano
Canadacanadese
Cinacinese
Croatiacroato
Denmarkdanese
Finlandfinlandese
Francefrancese
Germanytedesco
Greecegreco
Egyptegiziano
Englandinglese
Europeeuropeo
Icelandislandese
Italyitaliano
Irelandirlandese
Indiaindiano
Japangiapponese
Korea (North)nordcoreano
Korea (South)sudcoreano
Mexicomessicano
Moroccomarocchino
Norwaynorvegese
Paesi Bassi / Olandaolandese
Polandpolacco
Portugalportoghese
Romaniarumeno
Russiarusso
Spainspagnolo
Stati Unitistatunitense
Swedensvedese
Switzerlandsvizzero
Tunisiatunisino
Turkeyturco
Ukraineucraino

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