Good Morning In Italian | Rosetta Stone®
Learn how to say “good morning” plus other Italian words and phrases with Rosetta Stone’s award winning app.
sunrise through Italian ruins as header image of way to say good morning in Italian language page

How to Say Good Morning in the Italian Language

If you want to say “good morning” in Italian, you would use the classic “buon giorno.” It’s a great catch-all greeting throughout the day. Much like the American/English “good morning,” you can use it until the afternoon––and even for a few hours into that. As evening approaches, you can switch to “buona sera” (good evening) and then “buona notte” (good night). In fact, these evening/night greetings also function as goodbyes.

The ins-and-outs of Italian greetings and goodbyes are easier than many think. Sure, there are some variations, both formal and informal, but the general hellos and goodbyes Italians stick to come pretty naturally when you’re first learning the language. After all, you probably already know more than a few Italian words––and not just the ones related to food. “Prego,” “arrivederci,” and “molto bene” are all Italian words or phrases you’ve heard hundreds of times. Plus, if you already speak another Latin-based “romance language” like French or Spanish, you’re almost certain to grasp the Italian language. Even English, while technically a Germanic language, has been profoundly influenced by the same Latin roots that formed Italian. Basically, if you speak another major European language, you’re well on your way to speaking Italian .

Learn Italian Words and Phrases

If you’re concerned about the commitment required to learn Italian, you can relax. That’s because Rosetta Stone has developed a path to learning to understand and speak Italian that consists entirely of small steps. That means you can schedule language lessons into your everyday life, not schedule your entire life around lessons. So when you’re commuting home from work, or taking a break from taking care of the kids, or out on your daily walk, Rosetta Stone helps you take the steps needed to learn and speak Italian with comfort and confidence.

To begin your journey in learning Italian, here are some phrases to learn first

  • How do you say … in Italian? = Come si dice … in italiano?
  • Where is the hotel? = Dov'è l’hotel?
  • Could you repeat that, please? = Potrebbe ripetere, per favore?
  • Where are you from? = Di dov'è?
  • Do you speak English? = Parla inglese?
  • Yes, I speak English = Sì, parlo inglese
  • What does that mean? = Cosa vuole dire? (or Cosa significa?)
  • How much is this? = Quanto costa questo?

If you’re a new student of Italian , one of the first characteristics of the language you might notice is the use of double consonants. These double consonants appear in a wide variety of common.

Try Our Award-Winning App

Surround yourself with Italian whenever, wherever with the Rosetta Stone app .

Download a unit and knock it out on the train or a flight. Select a 5-10 minute lesson and sneak it in while you wait in line or for your ride to show up. And explore dynamic features, like Seek and Speak, where you can point at an object in the real world and get a translation .

The best part? You don’t have to choose between app or desktop. Both come with your subscription and sync, so you can switch between devices seamlessly.

Learn Languages app in Google Play store Learn Languages app in iOS app store

Gladys Profile ImageQuote Flourish Icon

I've been using Rosetta Stone for years to gain basic competency in multiple languages including German, French, Italian, and recently Chinese and Russian. Starts with the very basics teaching basic vocabulary and grammar without any memorization. I've even impressed some locals in my travels with pronunciation and fluency. This is an excellent place to start if interested in starting to learn a new language or brushing up on one learned years ago.

Sy Profile ImageQuote Flourish Icon

I am trying out Rosetta Stone, to see if it will help out with the correct grammar and conversation (as well as learning how to read and write the language). Within a week, I can already master the sentence structure and start learning the grammar with particles. The local community is so excited to see that I am starting to learn their language. Out of all the language learning tools out there, I 100% recommend Rosetta Stone!

Jim Profile ImageQuote Flourish Icon

I've tried other language learning software but Rosetta Stone is much more challenging and professional. I don't have to worry about earning points and following the leader board. I'm trying out the ninety day trial to learn some Russian and I will pay for the privilege once I reach the end of the trial.

Trusted for 25+ years by top organizations.
What people say about us.
"I love Rosetta Stone's software, and I think the approach to learning languages works."
"With its excellent user interface, clear instructions, wide variety of games and challenges... Rosetta Stone has got it going on."
"The gold standard of computer-based language learning."
Sign up to stay in touch.
Get Rosetta Stone news and offers.
Sign up
By signing up, I agree to the
Terms and Conditions
By signing up, I agree to receive information and marketing relating to news, updates on Rosetta Stone products and services, offers, and invitations to events from Rosetta Stone, and I understand and agree that Rosetta Stone may process and transfer my information to its affiliates globally and to third-party entities that provide services to Rosetta Stone for such purposes, in accordance with Rosetta Stone’s Privacy Policy. I understand that I may opt-out of such communications at any time by clicking the link provided in the communication or by contacting Rosetta Stone at  [email protected].