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Greek translation: πυγολαμπίδα

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English term or phrase:firefly
Greek translation:πυγολαμπίδα
Entered by: Vasiliki Papadimitriou
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13:00 Jul 3, 2002
English to Greek translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: firefly
the name of the little insect that lights up at dusk
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πυγολαμπίδα
Explanation:
It is pronounced : pi-go-la-'mbi-da

pi --> like: pea
go --> like: woe but eliminating the final "u" that is heard in this word
la --> like la-goon
mbi --> like a-'mbi-guous
da --> like tha-n
good luck
Vasiliki
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Vasiliki Papadimitriou
Local time: 23:09
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thanks for excellent pronunciation guide
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +11πυγολαμπίδαVasiliki Papadimitriou


  

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πυγολαμπίδα


Explanation:
It is pronounced : pi-go-la-'mbi-da

pi --> like: pea
go --> like: woe but eliminating the final "u" that is heard in this word
la --> like la-goon
mbi --> like a-'mbi-guous
da --> like tha-n
good luck
Vasiliki

Vasiliki Papadimitriou
Local time: 23:09
PRO pts in pair: 47
Grading comment
4
thanks for excellent pronunciation guide

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