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09:10 Jun 7, 2001
English to Greek translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: lovely concubine
Sail Boat name
lovely "pallake" ???
Would like to see greek writing as well as english

mike conyer

Summary of answers provided
naοδαλίσκηMeropi Antoniadou-McCoy
naΌμορφη παλλακίδα.YANNA BROUZOU
naΑγαπημένη σύντροφος (agapimeni syntrofos)
Eleni Zissi
naΑγαπημένη παλλακίδα (Agapimeni pallakida)Planogroup



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Αγαπημένη παλλακίδα (Agapimeni pallakida)

"παλλακίδα" is exactly what you call a concubine in English, that is a woman who cohabits with a man without being wis wife, a mistress.

    Native Greek (checked from several dictionaries)
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Αγαπημένη σύντροφος (agapimeni syntrofos)

This is the common used term in Greece

Eleni Zissi
Local time: 11:55
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 46

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Daphne b: σύντροφος = partner, not "concubine"
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Όμορφη παλλακίδα.

The word "όμορφη" can be replaced by a variety of words with more or less the same meaning. i.e.

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I suspect that what the boat owner had in mind was "γλυκειά οδαλίσκη" either referring to the boat herself or some illicit affair of his/hers. Though the right word for "concumbine" is "παλλακίδα" like the colleagues suggested, I suspect that "γλυκειά οδαλίσκη" fits the context better as what he probably had in mind was a woman (boat?) languidly lounging around for him.

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