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11:47 Sep 12, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Spanish term or phrase: lobo al q' es imposible no verle las orejas porq' sólo su corazón las desafía
La frase proviene de un cuento de Ángeles Mastretta que se titula "De viaje". El párrafo en el que está inserta dice:

"Y hubo de todo en ese viaje: en España los ojos vivos de una risa de una mujer excepcional, las flores de Tenerife hablando en verso, la repentina voz de un lobo al que es imposible no verle las orejas porque sólo su corazón las desafía, la deslumbrante bondad de una merluza bajo la luz de una rotonda de cristales..."

me gustaría saber si me pueden ayudar a traducir la frase, desde ya, ¡muchisimas gracias!

ah! me gustaría añadir que en mis busquedas encontre que verle las orejas al lobo es detectar que hay peligro
romina
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Summary of answers provided
5a wolf whose ears are impossible to be hidden because they are so huge that only his heart challengAlicia Villegas
4The sudden howl of a wolf...
John Cutler
4wolf which is impossible not to see its ears because only its heart challenges them.
María-Teresa Araneda


  

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wolf which is impossible not to see its ears because only its heart challenges them.


Explanation:
Me preocupa, especialmente tratándose de una creación literaria, cambiar mucho el texto porque cambia el tono, la atmósfera, y la idea de lo que el autor quiere decir. Esa es mi justificación para hacerlo tan literal. No se trata, en este caso, de comunicar una idea, sino además de decirla en los términos del autor.

María-Teresa Araneda
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a wolf whose ears are impossible to be hidden because they are so huge that only his heart challeng


Explanation:
challenges them..// competes with them

Alicia Villegas
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The sudden howl of a wolf...


Explanation:
La frase entera sería: the sudden howl of a wolf of which it was impossible to be afraid because of his great-heartedness.

John Cutler
Spain
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Sep 12, 2007 - Changes made by Henry Hinds:
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