deracinated

07:58 May 7, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: deracinated
this term appears in an speech given by the writer Salman Rushdie. I will provide you with the exact context in order to ease its translation: "I am not a deracinated Uncle Tom Wog"
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Summary of answers provided
nasin raza
Toña Morales-Calkins
nadesarraigado
Leonardo Lamarche (X)
nadesarraigado
Jaime Backal


  

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34 mins
desarraigado


Explanation:
Deracinated is old English for uprooted

Jaime Backal
Local time: 02:14
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 104
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1 hr
desarraigado


Explanation:
From: Simon & Schuster Dictionary

Leonardo Lamarche (X)
Local time: 02:14
PRO pts in pair: 591
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1 day 8 hrs
sin raza


Explanation:
Uncle Tom se refiere a la novela Uncle Toms Cabin escrito por Harriet Beecher Stowe. La novela es una historia muy racista en contra al negro especificamente. El término Uncle Tom se usa en los EEUU para cualquier persona de un grupo minoria que hace lo que el grupo en poder requiere sin pensar en lo bueno para el grupo del cual es parte. Es que Rushdie no quiere ser maldicho como traidor. Espero que le ayude.

Toña Morales-Calkins
United States
Local time: 23:14
PRO pts in pair: 27
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