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16:28 Jan 18, 2008
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Polish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Linguistics
Polish term or phrase: ciumkać, ciumkający
The term appeard in a literary context and refers generally to children or parents who imitate this sound and shape of mouth.
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Summary of answers provided
4mock, mocking
Andrew Stanleyson
3to produce kissing sounds
EnglishDirect
1 +1suck, sucking
*eva*


Discussion entries: 3





  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
mock, mocking


Explanation:
mocking bird for example

Andrew Stanleyson
Local time: 23:42
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  *eva*: "mock" means "imitate"; the question is about the sound babies and their crazy parents make ;)
7 hrs
  -> Taak, a little nutty parents
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8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +1
suck, sucking


Explanation:
not sure if you could say:
the sound of dummy- or thumb-sucking (or even nipple-sucking) babies
?

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Note added at 8 hrs (2008-01-19 01:22:12 GMT)
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or: suckle, suckling (sound)

*eva*
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:42
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 32

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Andrzej Mierzejewski: IMO the sucking sound - if referring to children or parents who imitate this sound and shape of mouth.
16 hrs
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19 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
to produce kissing sounds


Explanation:
suggestion


    Reference: http://pl.youtube.com/watch?v=noNohV8jzIA
EnglishDirect
Local time: 23:42
Native speaker of: Polish
PRO pts in category: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Andrew Stanleyson: ot to tu chodzi, jasne, ale przydlugawe, tylko znow, jak tu inaczej?
9 hrs
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