piangere translation | Italian-English dictionary

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vb irreg  
1       vi, (aus avere)     (gen)    to cry, weep  ,   (occhi)    to water
piangere di gioia      to weep for joy  
piangere a calde lacrime      to cry one's heart out  
mi piange il cuore      iro   my heart bleeds  
mi piange il cuore a buttare via tanta roba      I hate having to throw away so much stuff  
è inutile piangere sul latte versato      it's no use crying over spilt milk  
2       vt  
a    to cry, weep
b      (lamentare)    to bewail, lament  
piangere la morte di qn      to mourn sb's death  
sta sempre piangendo miseria      he's always claiming he has no money  
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
"piangere": examples and translations in context
Non so se ridere o piangere. I don't know whether to cry or to laugh.
Adesso dovrò risentirla piangere tutta la notte. Now I have to listen to her cry all night again.
Ho visto genitori piangere sui loro poveri piccoli. I look at the parents crying over their poor, little lambs.
Sentivo il bambino piangere in sottofondo. I could hear the kid crying in the background.
E tuttavia lasciatemi piangere tale perdita. Yet let me weep for such a feeling loss.
Che sciocca sono a piangere di contentezza. I am a fool to weep at what I am glad of.
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