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the loved and the hated

French translation: OR la bien-aimée et la détestée (méprisée)...

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14:53 Jul 6, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: the loved and the hated
this phrase is taken from a quotation in Umberto Eco's Faucault's Pendulum, and reads: "I am the first and the last, the loved and the hated, the saint and the prostitute."
kendra
French translation:OR la bien-aimée et la détestée (méprisée)...
Explanation:
if it's a woman saying it
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jgal
Local time: 06:03
Grading comment
thank you so much julie! it's really wonderful that this service is available, thanks again, kendra:)
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Summary of answers provided
na +1le bien-aimé et le détesté (OR méprisé)
jgal
naOR la bien-aimée et la détestée (méprisée)...
jgal


  

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5 mins peer agreement (net): +1
le bien-aimé et le détesté (OR méprisé)


Explanation:
Don't know the book, but that is how I would translate the phrase...

Julia

jgal
Local time: 06:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 932

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Albert Golub: quite good above all "détesté
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OR la bien-aimée et la détestée (méprisée)...


Explanation:
if it's a woman saying it

jgal
Local time: 06:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 932
Grading comment
thank you so much julie! it's really wonderful that this service is available, thanks again, kendra:)
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