le repliche

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the plural noun le repliche, which means aftershocks. An aftershock is a tremor that follows the main earthquake event.

See the noun used below in its context:

Ci sono state numerose repliche delle scosse dopo l’ultimo terremoto: fortunatamente le repliche sono state molto meno violente di quella principale.

There have been numerous aftershocks after the last earthquake: the aftershocks luckily have been much less damaging than the initial tremor.

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