Useful Italian Words: The face

What are names for the parts of the face in Italian? Learn them here in this useful Italian words lesson!

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The parts of the face in Italian 1-10

First ten parts of the face in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

La faccia
The face

Il viso
The face

Il volto
The face

Faccia, viso and volto all translate to the face. If you want to learn when and how to use each one, refer to the lesson on the difference between faccia, viso and volto.

I capelli
The hair

Capelli is a plural noun. A single hair is called capello.

La pelle
The skin

La fronte
The forehead

La tempia
The temple

L’occhio, gli occhi
The eye, the eyes

Il sopracciglio, le sopracciglia
The eyebrow, the eyebrows

Sopracciglio changes gender in the plural.

Il ciglio, le ciglia
The eyelash, the eyelashes

Ciglio changes gender in the plural.

parts of the face in italian - occhio - eye
Occhio
Eye

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The parts of the face in Italian 11-17

Other parts of the face in Italian. Listen to each audio recording and repeat it out loud!

L’orecchio, le orecchie
The ear, the ears

Il naso
The nose

La guancia
The cheek

La bocca
The mouth

Il labbro, le labbra
The lip, the lips

Labbro changes gender in the plural.

Il mento
The chin

La mandibola
The jaw

parts of the face in italian - naso nose
Naso
Nose

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