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20:42 Mar 14, 2008
English to Abkhazian translations [PRO] Linguistics / Abkhazian vocabulary
English term or phrase:icebreaker
Hi. I am interested in Abkhazian and I would like to know, how do you say, "icebreaker" in Abkhazian?
An icebreaker is anything serving to lessen formality or break down reserve. They often use them when to loosen people up in a formal or social setting.
Explanation: The term ice-breaker is a colloquial term referencing the ships that work the trade routes within the artic circle. Since the language you're searching for a translation in has no residents indigenous to the artic circle I pieced this together. The term АЦә АРҞәРАЛАКﮪ uses АЦә meaning ice. АРҞәРА meaning to break or cut. The suffix -ЛАКﮪ is the gerund form for the future tense.
Jarvis L Howell United States Local time: 14:42 Works in field Native speaker of: English