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21:38 Oct 30, 2007
English to Italian translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: starbuck
Starbucks è una catena di bar americana, ma lo starbuck è un segno zodiacale? Mi è venuto un dubbio.
Valerio Valentini Daniele
Italy
Local time: 20:06
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Summary of answers provided
5catena internazionale di caffetterie - personaggio di Moby Dick
Apulia75
3 +1starbuck
Ivana Giuliani
3 +1Starbucks is an international coffee retail chain
Sabrina Leone
1 +1stella del mattino ?
Agnese Cortesi


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Starbucks is an international coffee retail chain


Explanation:
Guarda su wikipedia cosa ho trovato!spero ti sia d'aiuto per chiarire i dubbi. comunque non mi risulta sia un segno zodiacale.
Starbuck
The name Starbuck is used in a number of circumstances:

Starbuck is the name of the first mate of the ship Pequod in Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick.
Lieutenant Starbuck is the name of a male character in the original Battlestar Galactica film and Battlestar Galactica (1978 TV series).
Starbuck is the call-sign of a female character, Kara Thrace, in the "reimagined" current TV series Battlestar Galactica.
The final episode of the TV Series "Galactica 1980" is titled "The Return of Starbuck".
Starbuck is an alternate name for a fictional philosopher mentioned briefly in the Principia Discordia.
Starbuck was the nickname given to lead female character Dana Scully by her father, Captain William Scully, in the TV series The X-Files. It was a Moby-Dick reference and Dana in turn nicknamed her father Ahab.
J.J. Starbuck was a 1987 NBC TV series, in which an older, recently widowed billionaire traveled around the country in a 1961 Lincoln convertible, having adventures and solving crimes.
Starbucks is an international coffee retail chain with headquarters in Seattle.
The Starbuck Chronicles is a series of historical novels by Bernard Cornwell.
Starbuck Island is an uninhabited atoll in the Line Islands discovered by whaling ship captain Valentine Starbuck in 1823.
Starbuck (band) was a 1970s musical act, most famous for their 1976 hit Moonlight Feels Right. [1]
George Starbuck was an American poet
Starbuck, Minnesota (pop. 1314) is a small town in the United States supposedly named after horses named "Star" and "Buck".
Starbuck, Washington (pop. 130) is an even smaller American town.
Bill Starbuck was the lead character in The Rainmaker, a play by Richard N. Nash. Later made into a film with Katherine Hepburn and Kirk Douglas.


Sabrina Leone
Italy
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agree  Monia Di Martino: Anche tu hai ragione : )
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starbuck


Explanation:
se ti riferisci alla catena starbucks, il nome si riferisce a un personaggio di mobydick, credo una sirena, infatti il logo è una sirena.

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Note added at 22 min (2007-10-30 22:01:06 GMT)
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Starbucks] mark consists of the wording “Starbucks Coffee” in a circular seal with two stars, and the design of a siren (a two-tailed mermaid) wearing a crown

http://starbucks.iblogr.com/



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Note added at 25 min (2007-10-30 22:04:05 GMT)
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http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starbucks

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Note added at 29 min (2007-10-30 22:07:58 GMT)
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Sturbuck un ufficiale in Moby Dick

Dickhttp://www.mentelocale.it/leggere_scrivere/contenuti/index_h...

Ivana Giuliani
Italy
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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agree  Monia Di Martino
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  -> Grazie!
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catena internazionale di caffetterie - personaggio di Moby Dick


Explanation:
Starbucks è una grande catena internazionale di caffetterie che offre ai propri clienti caffè, dessert e prodotti di pasticceria.

personaggio di Moby Dick


    Reference: http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starbucks
Apulia75
Italy
Local time: 20:06
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian

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neutral  Liliana Roman-Hamilton: Apulia, la tua proposta era stata gia' data da altri 2 colleghi prima di te (Ivana e Bry80). Bastava un agree alla loro proposta.
4 hrs

neutral  Angela Arnone: Caro collega, prima di proporre delle risposte nuove, leggi cosa scrivono gli altri.
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stella del mattino ?


Explanation:
Intanto ti ringrazio per la bizzarra domanda che mi ha fatto divertire per 20 minuti in ricerche etimologiche sulla "capra delle stelle" (?). In realtà, se qualcuno sembra confermare un che di atrologico/astronomico

NAME, MEANING, GENDER. Saber, Sword, Male. Sabin, From the Sabines, Unisex .... Starbuck, Astronaut, Unisex. Starr, From the name Star, Female ...
www.baby-24.net/?page=names&letter=S - 53k

.::Beyond The Sea - The X-Files Tribute - Mulder, Scully ...
e ...Lei chiamava suo padre marinaio "Ahab", come il severo capitano del condannato Pequod; lui la chiamava "Starbuck" ("Stella del Mattino") come l'onesto e ...
www.beyondthesea.it/cgi-bin/bios.asp?cod=25 - 11k


stando ad altri siti:

http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/qx/starbuck-family-cre...

http://www.babynames.com/name/STARBUCK

l'origine e il significato sembrano piuttosto incerti. Ci vorrebbe un filologo bravo per trovare il corrispondente di "st_r", perché può stare per "star", "stir" etc.

Che si tratti invece di uno strano giro per cui da "stambecco"

http://www.etimo.it/?term=stambecco

si sia poi arrivati nei paesi anglofoni attraverso lo "sciabecco"

[French chebec, probably from Catalan xabec, from Arabic šabbāk, from šabaka, ... "small three-masted vessel," 1756, from Fr. chébec, from It. sciabecco, ...
www.dictionary.com/search?q=xebec

e poi in Italia con "sciabbecco"

sciabbecco: precisamente il bietolone, lo sciocco, lo stupidone aduso a piegarsi ad ogni vento, come che mentalmente vuoto e privo d’ogni opinione e/o ...
www.dialettando.com/articoli/detail_new.lasso?id=9307 - 32k -

La ricerca continua....
:)




Agnese Cortesi
Italy
Local time: 20:06
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian

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agree  Leonardo Marcello Pignataro: Agne', te meriti n'agree solo pe' tanta dovizia filologica! Chapeau! :-) / E noi con te!
5 hrs
  -> Giusto pe' sfizio! Ma intanto qualcosa ho imparato:)
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