knaves

Portuguese translation: intrujão, mentiroso, embusteiro, impostor, patife

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English term or phrase:knave
Portuguese translation:intrujão, mentiroso, embusteiro, impostor, patife
Entered by: Nica Paix�o

08:49 Jan 27, 2004
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: knaves
If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools
Nica Paix�o
Portugal
Local time: 19:23
embusteiro
Explanation:
mentiroso / intrujão / impostor

dado o contexto penso que seja nesse sentido.

Knave:

3. A tricky, deceitful fellow; a dishonest person; a rogue; a villain. ``A pair of crafty knaves.'' --Shak.

In defiance of demonstration, knaves will continue to proselyte fools. --Ames.


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Note added at 2004-01-27 09:51:42 (GMT)
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no seu caso, no plural, claro;
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MLeiria
Portugal
Local time: 19:23
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Obrigada aos dois pela ajuda
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5 +1patifes
Marcelo Fogaccia
5 +1embusteiro
MLeiria


  

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embusteiro


Explanation:
mentiroso / intrujão / impostor

dado o contexto penso que seja nesse sentido.

Knave:

3. A tricky, deceitful fellow; a dishonest person; a rogue; a villain. ``A pair of crafty knaves.'' --Shak.

In defiance of demonstration, knaves will continue to proselyte fools. --Ames.


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Note added at 2004-01-27 09:51:42 (GMT)
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no seu caso, no plural, claro;

MLeiria
Portugal
Local time: 19:23
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 27
Grading comment
Obrigada aos dois pela ajuda

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agree  Henrique Magalhaes
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  -> obrigado
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patifes


Explanation:
Michaelis:
knave
n 1 patife, safado. 2 Game valete: carta de baralho. 3 arch criado. 4 homem humilde.

Ultralingua:
1. knave [n.] patife [n.]

Marcelo Fogaccia
Local time: 15:23
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 12

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agree  Roberto Cavalcanti
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  -> Obrigado, Roberto.
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