What’s the meaning of the word coso in Italian? Read on to find out how to pronounce this word along with some example sentences.
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What does coso mean in Italian?
Coso is a colloquial term that is used as a placeholder or a vague reference when someone can’t remember a particular name for something. It’s similar to saying “thingamajig”, “thingy” or “whatchamacallit” in English. Don’t use coso in formal language.
So, how do you pronounce coso in Italian?
The pronunciation of coso in Italian is similar to KOH-soh. Coso comes from the word cosa, which means “thing” or, in questions, “what”.
For example, you can say:
Cos’è quel coso sul tavolino del soggiorno?
What is that whatchamacallit on the coffee table in the living room?
Mi passi quel coso? Sì, quel coso azzurro.
Can you pass me that thingamajig? Yes, that blue thing.
Come si chiama quel coso per avvitare le viti? – Cacciavite.
What do you call that thingamajig for screwing in screws? – Screwdriver.
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