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a da manutençãoa da manutenção

English translation: sustaining the

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13:00 Feb 13, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Linguistics / phonology
Portuguese term or phrase: a da manutençãoa da manutenção
Se o ditongo for oral, a realização preferencial será a da manutenção do ditongo, com o glide ocorrendo na superfície.
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If the diphthong is oral, the preferential realization will be X of the diphthong, with the glide occurring on the surface.
zabrowa
Local time: 06:35
English translation:sustaining the
Explanation:
maintenance sounds too... mechanical to me, could you use sustaining the diphthong Matt?
Have a nice day
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claudia estanislau
Local time: 05:35
Grading comment
I agree that maitanence is inadequate. Thanks for the perfect suggestion!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +2sustaining the
claudia estanislau


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20 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
sustaining the


Explanation:
maintenance sounds too... mechanical to me, could you use sustaining the diphthong Matt?
Have a nice day

claudia estanislau
Local time: 05:35
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
I agree that maitanence is inadequate. Thanks for the perfect suggestion!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henrique Magalhaes
3 hrs
  -> obrigado, Henrique

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos: It's a good answer, but it would have been nice to provide examples, of which there are many on the Internet.
6 hrs
  -> obrigado, Muriel
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