venerdì 30 maggio 2014

Petit Larousse admits 2 Italian words into French dictionary

'Bruschetta' and 'antipasti' make their way into vernacular

(ANSA) - Rome, May 30 - The famed French dictionary Petit Larousse has admitted two new words into the French vocabulary having to do with Italian gastronomy. The 2015 edition will include the words "bruschetta" and "antipasti", referring to bite-sized Italian toasts and the Italian word for appetizers.

Other foreign words to pass the hurdle into the French vernacular are selfie, hashtag, hipsters, pilates and stiletto. This year Petit Larousse will mark its 110th anniversary with a special edition dictionary. It will feature 62,500 words and a cover created by a noteworthy designer. 

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