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English translation: Squeak!

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Italian term or phrase:Squit
English translation:Squeak!
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19:48 Feb 19, 2009
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / Novel
Italian term or phrase: Squit
Context: Ship is leaving and everyone's waving goodbye.

This is more dialogue, different characters.

Tutta la citta venne al porto. "Arrivederci, Roma!"
"Ciao!"
"Si parte"
"Squit"
"Ciao! Ciao a tutti!"
athena22
United States
Local time: 12:57
Squeak!
Explanation:
My son (9), who reads Geronimo Stilton, informs me that this term occurs frequently in those books, featuring (many) mice!

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Note added at 23 mins (2009-02-19 20:12:02 GMT)
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(sorry, pressed too early...)
So, IF your doc features mice (although there are none in the context provided, which is why confidence level is only 4...), you are set! :)
http://www.indire.it/intercultura/buon_viaggio/unita'/fattoria/pagine/topi.htm

hope this helps!

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Note added at 26 mins (2009-02-19 20:15:46 GMT)
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oh dear, got carried away with confidence (meant to indicate 4, actually pressed 5)... do forgive! It's time to turn off the laptop...
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wordgirl
Italy
Grading comment
Perfect--and thanks for the note about the Roman dialect!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +6Squeak!wordgirl


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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +6
Squeak!


Explanation:
My son (9), who reads Geronimo Stilton, informs me that this term occurs frequently in those books, featuring (many) mice!

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 23 mins (2009-02-19 20:12:02 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

(sorry, pressed too early...)
So, IF your doc features mice (although there are none in the context provided, which is why confidence level is only 4...), you are set! :)
http://www.indire.it/intercultura/buon_viaggio/unita'/fattoria/pagine/topi.htm

hope this helps!

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Note added at 26 mins (2009-02-19 20:15:46 GMT)
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oh dear, got carried away with confidence (meant to indicate 4, actually pressed 5)... do forgive! It's time to turn off the laptop...

wordgirl
Italy
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Perfect--and thanks for the note about the Roman dialect!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mirra_: "IF her doc features mice"... yes! :))
11 mins
  -> Thank you Mirra! WG :)

agree  Sele
33 mins
  -> Thanks Sele!

agree  luskie
39 mins
  -> Luskie, thank you!

agree  Jim Tucker: Ships are (or used to be) notoriously full of stowaway mice - or so-called "ship's rats," which are smaller than the rats we know (speaking as a New Yorker) and much more like mice.
55 mins
  -> Thanks (and I have seen those terrier-sized NYC rats!!)

agree  Susanna Garcia
1 hr
  -> Thanks Susanna!

agree  rossella mainardis
4 hrs
  -> Thank you Rossella!
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