Italian translation of 'poor'
Word forms: comparative -er, superlative -est
a poor family
- (crop, light, visibility)
- (effort, excuse)
- (memory, health, quality)
una famiglia poverahe's a poor loser
non sa perdereI'm a poor traveller
sopporto male i viaggiit has a poor chance of success
ha scarse possibilità di successoit's a poor thing when ...
è deplorevole che... (+subjunc)to be poor at maths
essere debole in matematicaas poor as a church mouse
povero(‑a) in cannayou poor thing!
poverino!poor David, he's very unlucky!
povero David, è proprio sfortunato!you poor fool!
Example Sentences Including 'poor'
The Kariens built poor copies that were vastly inferior to their Fardohnyan originals.TREASON KEEP (2001)
But our friend Napier wasn't a poor boy scrabbling in the gutter.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
Even in his imagination, she had been a poor substitute for R'shiel.TREASON KEEP (2001)
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'poor' in Other Languages
- Arabic: فَقِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: pobre
- Chinese: 贫穷的
- Croatian: siromašan siromašna
- Czech: chudý
- Danish: fattig
- Dutch: arm
- European Spanish: pobre
- Finnish: köyhä
- French: pauvre
- German: arm
- Greek: φτωχός φτωχή
- Italian: povero povera
- Japanese: 貧しい
- Korean: 가난한
- Norwegian: fattig
- Polish: biedny biedna
- Portuguese: pobre
- Romanian: sărac săracă, săraci, sărace
- Russian: бедный бедная
- Spanish: pobre
- Swedish: fattig fattigt
- Thai: ยากจน
- Turkish: yoksul
- Ukrainian: бідний
- Vietnamese: nghèo
Translation of poor from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary