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puppet-show operator

Arabic translation: محرّك الدمى

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English term or phrase:puppet-show operator
Arabic translation:محرّك الدمى
Entered by: Sami Khamou
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21:58 Oct 25, 2002
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: puppet-show operator
Can it be translated as 'a mumaththil' - ممثل like 'actor' in a theater?
Local time: 17:56
محرّك الدمى
محرّك الدمى

Al-Mawrid Dictionary


مشغّل مسرح العرائس
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Sami Khamou
Local time: 11:56
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Exactly. Thanks.
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4 +4محرّك الدمى
Sami Khamou



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
محرّك الدمى

محرّك الدمى

Al-Mawrid Dictionary


مشغّل مسرح العرائس

Sami Khamou
Local time: 11:56
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in pair: 818
Grading comment
Exactly. Thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  muhammad turman: ..if the intended term is puppeteer
58 mins
  -> Thanks, Muhammad. I believe they are synonyms

agree  Maryse Trevithick
17 hrs
  -> Thank you Maryse

agree  Rana*: I think it'sمشغل مسرح العرائس
1 day 19 hrs
  -> Thank you Rana

agree  Azimof: prefer the second one
3 days 20 hrs
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