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English translation: Karkusha the Crow

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00:35 Nov 12, 2003
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Russian term or phrase: каркуша
каркуша
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English translation:Karkusha the Crow
Explanation:
It's a name of a Russian children's TV character, a toy crow - Karkusha.

... Price: EUR 170.00. P10-Karkusha, Hologram "Karkusha" (toy, Russian TV-star) Holographic
portrait of the doll - TV-star (Russian program "Quiet night, babies"). ...
www.russianholography.com/portrait.htm

... December. Marat Safin: I'ma fan of Karkusha (an unreal crow from a
Russian children's TV-show). Our ... show). I'ma fan of Karkusha. What ...
www.theguyfromrussia.com/antennainterview.ht

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Note added at 2003-11-12 00:45:16 (GMT)
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The name is derived from the verb \"karkat\' \" - meaning \"to croak\". So the literal meaning is \"the one who croaks\", but with an endearment suffix.
Selected response from:

Kateryna Osokine
Canada
Local time: 01:37
Grading comment
Thank You! I heard of that show, and I mentioned it to my Russian friend, she thought I was calling her karkusha, but I was really talking about the show! and she wouldn't tell me what it meant! So anyway thank you for the answer!
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Karkusha the Crow


Explanation:
It's a name of a Russian children's TV character, a toy crow - Karkusha.

... Price: EUR 170.00. P10-Karkusha, Hologram "Karkusha" (toy, Russian TV-star) Holographic
portrait of the doll - TV-star (Russian program "Quiet night, babies"). ...
www.russianholography.com/portrait.htm

... December. Marat Safin: I'ma fan of Karkusha (an unreal crow from a
Russian children's TV-show). Our ... show). I'ma fan of Karkusha. What ...
www.theguyfromrussia.com/antennainterview.ht

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Note added at 2003-11-12 00:45:16 (GMT)
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The name is derived from the verb \"karkat\' \" - meaning \"to croak\". So the literal meaning is \"the one who croaks\", but with an endearment suffix.

Kateryna Osokine
Canada
Local time: 01:37
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian
PRO pts in pair: 91
Grading comment
Thank You! I heard of that show, and I mentioned it to my Russian friend, she thought I was calling her karkusha, but I was really talking about the show! and she wouldn't tell me what it meant! So anyway thank you for the answer!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alya: not your fault that they translated "Good night" as "Quiet night" in the first link...
6 mins
  -> hmmm... you're right :)

agree  Sergey Strakhov
6 mins
  -> thank you

agree  Neva M.
7 mins
  -> thank you

agree  Mark Vaintroub
2 hrs
  -> спасибо

agree  xxxTatiana Nero
3 hrs
  -> спасибо :)

agree  Margarita
5 hrs
  -> спасибо

agree  olganet
5 hrs
  -> спасибо

agree  Dmitrij Sazanov
6 hrs
  -> спасибо

agree  Tochka
7 hrs
  -> спасибо

agree  Sveta Elfic
8 hrs
  -> спасибо

agree  Yuri Geifman: now I know why my g/f calls herself Karkusha (she calls me Hriusha, of course... :-)
12 hrs
  -> :)

agree  Dmitry Avdeev
13 hrs
  -> спасибо

agree  Anna Levchuk
14 hrs
  -> спасибо

agree  Kirill Semenov
19 hrs
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