Rock-A-Bye-Baby

French translation: "Do-do-l'enfant-do"

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English term or phrase:"Rock-a-bye-baby"
French translation:"Do-do-l'enfant-do"

22:43 Aug 20, 2001
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Rock-A-Bye-Baby
A lullaby
Deb Phillips (X)
Rock-a-bye-baby
Explanation:
One would not change the title:
Like how to you say La Traviata or La Marseillese.

If you are after the closest meaning of rock a by baby then I would sugest:

Do-do-l'enfant-do

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BOB DE DENUS
Local time: 21:11
Grading comment
I never heard of "Do-do-l'enfant-do" before. I still intend to translate "Rock-a-bye-baby" into french. But maybe the language of the title is unimportant. I can't wait to learn the french song! You really made my day! Thank you very much for the name of the song, Debbie
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na +1Rock-a-bye-baby
BOB DE DENUS
naberceuse
yacine


  

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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Rock-a-bye-baby


Explanation:
One would not change the title:
Like how to you say La Traviata or La Marseillese.

If you are after the closest meaning of rock a by baby then I would sugest:

Do-do-l'enfant-do



BOB DE DENUS
Local time: 21:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 619
Grading comment
I never heard of "Do-do-l'enfant-do" before. I still intend to translate "Rock-a-bye-baby" into french. But maybe the language of the title is unimportant. I can't wait to learn the french song! You really made my day! Thank you very much for the name of the song, Debbie

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Stephanie Bachelay
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berceuse


Explanation:
If this "berceuse" has a proper name referring to a country, do not translate the proper names.
Good luck
Yacine


yacine
Local time: 12:11
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 157
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thank you! can only choose 1 answer.
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