Languages › English as a Second Language Italian Interjections A List of the Common Ones You Should Know Share Flipboard Email Print "Salute" ("cheers") is a common Italian interjection. Indeed/Getty Images English as a Second Language Grammar Pronunciation & Conversation Vocabulary Writing Skills Reading Comprehension Business English Resources for Teachers By Michael San Filippo Italian Expert M.A., Italian Studies, Middlebury College B.A., Biology, Northeastern University Michael San Filippo co-wrote The Complete Idiot's Guide to Italian History and Culture. He is a tutor of Italian language and culture. our editorial process Michael San Filippo Updated February 27, 2019 You should know this list of common Italian interjections and their meanings. Common Italian Interjections abbasso—down with!ah—ha!ahi—ouch!, ay!ahimè—alas!, woe is me!attenti—attention!basta—enough!, stop!boh—I have no idea!bravo—bravo!, well done! way to go!eh—ehmagari—I wish!, if only!mah—who knows?oh—ohohi—uh ohohibò—tut-tut!, tsk tsk!, phew!ohimè—dear mepeccato—what a pity, what a shame, too badsalute—cheerstoh—tohuffa—what a bore!uh—ehmviva—hurrah for…!, long live...!zitto—silence! shut up!che spavento!—how scary!alla buon'ora!—at last! (finally!)buon viaggio!—have a good trip!mamma mia!—dear me!santo cielo!—goodness gracious!evviva!—hurray!salve!—hello!bene!—ok! (all right!)dio ce ne scampi e liberi!—God forbid!sicuro!—sure! (of course!)dai!—come on! (come now!)che fregatura!—what a rip-off!per carità!—for pity's sake! (please!)per amor del cielo!—for heaven's sake!via!—go away! (go! come on!)accidenti!—damn it! (my goodness)povero me!—poor me!coraggio!—take heart!che barba!—how boring!