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Sucunun gelini

English translation: The water seller's daughter-in-law

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Turkish term or phrase:Sucunun gelini
English translation:The water seller's daughter-in-law
Entered by: Taner Göde
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07:58 Oct 25, 2007
Turkish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Turkish term or phrase: Sucunun gelini
— Sucunun gelini, kızı tezgâhbaşı yaptılar.
Mariette van Heteren
Netherlands
Local time: 17:02
The water seller's daughter-in-law
Explanation:
Sucu = Water Seller
Gelin = Daughter-in-Law

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Note added at 8 mins (2007-10-25 08:07:19 GMT)
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Sometimes, the "sucu" is also referred to the suburb's plumber. For example "Sucu Ahmet" my mean "Ahmet the Water Seller" in Istanbul but in other regions of the country it may well mean "Ahmet the Plumber". But based on the time the event takes place, it can be easily judged whether or not the "sucu" is a "water seller" or a "plumber".
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5 +2The water seller's daughter-in-law
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The water seller's daughter-in-law


Explanation:
Sucu = Water Seller
Gelin = Daughter-in-Law

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Note added at 8 mins (2007-10-25 08:07:19 GMT)
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Sometimes, the "sucu" is also referred to the suburb's plumber. For example "Sucu Ahmet" my mean "Ahmet the Water Seller" in Istanbul but in other regions of the country it may well mean "Ahmet the Plumber". But based on the time the event takes place, it can be easily judged whether or not the "sucu" is a "water seller" or a "plumber".


Taner Göde
Local time: 18:02
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish
PRO pts in category: 12
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agree  Mehmet Hascan
3 hrs
  -> Teşekkür ederim.

agree  ozan karakış: Water Man: Adam Sandler'ın Water Boy diye bir filmi vardı :)
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Changes made by editors
Jul 8, 2008 - Changes made by Selcuk Akyuz:
LevelPRO » Non-PRO
Oct 28, 2007 - Changes made by Taner Göde:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/88393">Mariette van Heteren's</a> old entry - "Sucunun gelini" » "The water seller's daughter-in-law"


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