(by DuoItalian)

There are some differing views on which Italian terms translate to which type of upper body clothing. While this is widely left to interpretation, you should be somewhat safe to abide by the following:

  • maglione (sweater)
  • maglia (shirt made with a heavier cloth, like a jersey)
  • maglietta (t-shirt)
  • camicia (casual shirt with a collar and buttons)
  • camicetta (blouse)

TIP: This lesson interprets the word calza as “sock”, which is only partially correct. This is more of a woman’s “stocking”, while calzino is the Italian word for a more conventional (athletic, men’s dress, etc.) “sock”.

(from Duolingo)
i pantalonipants
la camiciadress shirt
la camicettablouse
la scarpashoe
il cappellohat
il vestitodress
la gonnaskirt
la borsapurse, bag
la cinturabelt
il stivaleboot
il cappottocoat
il costumecostume
il guantoglove
la giaccajacket
la gioielleriajewelry
il cuoioleather
la tascapocket
il sandalosandal
il calzinosock
la magliajersey
la magliettat-shirt
la calzastocking
il maglionesweater
la divisauniform
il portafogliowallet
l'orologiowatch, clock
la lanawool
la sciarpascarf
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