relational names/given names

Portuguese translation: nomes de família/nomes próprios

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17:44 Dec 3, 2010
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Anthropology
English term or phrase: relational names/given names
The Sinhalese people address each other more by relational names than by given names.
Nicole Rodrigues
Ireland
Local time: 01:23
Portuguese translation:nomes de família/nomes próprios
Explanation:
Em algumas culturas, o nome de família aparece primeiro que o nome próprio e as pessoas são conhecidas e identificadas por serem filho de alguém. Penso que será isto.

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Note added at 4 dias (2010-12-08 16:01:22 GMT) Post-grading
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Ainda bem que pude ajudar. Continuação de óptimo trabalho!
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Clara Duarte
Portugal
Local time: 01:23
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Summary of answers provided
3 +1nomes de família (apelidos)/nomes próprios
Teresa Borges
3nomes de família/nomes próprios
Clara Duarte
3nomes aparentados/nomes de baptismo
Roberto Aresta Ribeiro


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
nomes de família (apelidos)/nomes próprios


Explanation:
Diria assim em PT(pt), espero que seja útil...

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 01:23
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 12

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agree  Omar Lobao
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  -> Obrigada, Omar!
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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
nomes aparentados/nomes de baptismo


Explanation:
I'm pretty sure about the last one; not so sure about the first

Roberto Aresta Ribeiro
Local time: 01:23
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
nomes de família/nomes próprios


Explanation:
Em algumas culturas, o nome de família aparece primeiro que o nome próprio e as pessoas são conhecidas e identificadas por serem filho de alguém. Penso que será isto.

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Note added at 4 dias (2010-12-08 16:01:22 GMT) Post-grading
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Ainda bem que pude ajudar. Continuação de óptimo trabalho!

Clara Duarte
Portugal
Local time: 01:23
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4
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