covare

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb covare, which means to sit on (an egg) or to incubate. See the noun used below:

Quanta pazienza hanno le galline! Rimangono immobili a covare le proprie uova per ore intere, niente le distrae.

These chickens have a lot of patience! They stay immobile sitting on their eggs for entire hours, nothing distract them.

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