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Sentence

Non si sa mai.

Translation

You never know



Analysis


non
     1. adv. not
     2. adv. un-
si
     1. pron. (indefinite) one, you, we, they, people. Note: often translated using the passive voice in English.
     2. pron. oneself, himself, herself, itself, themselves, (reciprocal) each other, one another. Note: With some verbs, si is not translated in English.
     3. pron. (the so-called si passivante, used to form the passive voice of a verb) it (but also see note below). Note: verb + si is often translated as become or get + past participle in English.
     sì
          1. adv. yes
sa
     1. v. (third-person singular present indicative of sapere) (he/she/it/one) knows
     sapere
          1. v. to know information
          2. v. to be able to, can, could (know how to)
          3. v. to taste, to smell
          4. vt. To come to know, to become informed of, to find out.
          5. n. knowledge, learning
mai
     1. adv. never, ever


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