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English translation: little souls

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Italian term or phrase:animucce
English translation:little souls
Entered by: Angela Arnone
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09:08 Jan 26, 2004
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Music / Opera
Italian term or phrase: animucce
Opera I Masnadieri: The evil Francesco is calmly considering the best way to kill off his dad:
La coscienza! Spauracchi egregi
per le fiacche animucce. Osa, Francesco!
Spàcciati del vecchiardo. . .È vivo a stento
questo logoro ossame; un buffo. . .è spento.
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little souls
Explanation:
diminutive of "anima" so "little soul" but with a critical nuance "fiacche animucce" - "pathetic little souls"

Angela
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Angela Arnone
Local time: 03:58
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Thank you, that is absolutely perfect!
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5 +2little souls
Angela Arnone


  

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little souls


Explanation:
diminutive of "anima" so "little soul" but with a critical nuance "fiacche animucce" - "pathetic little souls"

Angela


Angela Arnone
Local time: 03:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Thank you, that is absolutely perfect!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Federica Masante
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agree  olimpia martinelli: nice!
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