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Come mai non sei venuto alla festa?

Translation

Why didn't you come to the party?



Analysis


come
     1. adv. how
     2. adv. as, like
     3. conj. as soon as
mai
     1. adv. never, ever
come mai
     1. adv. why, how come, why on Earth
non
     1. adv. not
     2. adv. un-
sei
     1. adj. six
     2. n. six
     3. n. six o'clock (a.m. or p.m.)
     4. v. second-person singular indicative present form of essere
     essere
          1. v. to be
          2. n. being
venuto
     1. adj. coming
     2. n. comer
     3. v. past participle of venire
     venire
          1. v. to come or arrive
          2. v. to be (see usage note)
alla
     1. contr. at the, to the (+ a feminine noun in singular).
     a
          1. prep. in
          2. prep. at
          3. prep. to
          4. prep. Indicates the direct object, mainly to avoid confusion when it, the subject, or both are displaced, or for emphasis
          5. v. (misspelling of ha)
     la
          1. art. the
          2. pron. her (direct object)
          3. pron. it (feminine)
          4. n. la (musical note)
          5. n. A (musical note and scale)
festa
     1. n. feast
     2. n. holiday (civil)
     3. n. (in the plural) holidays (British), vacation (US)
     4. n. fair (often in combination)


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