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Portuguese translation: reclamão

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English term or phrase:kvetchy
Portuguese translation:reclamão
Entered by: Laerte da Silva
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00:18 May 17, 2002
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama / Cinema
English term or phrase: kvetchy
in an article about Woody Allen´s latest movie

...most of Allen´s kvetchy, self-doubting heroes look like models of mental health...
Laerte da Silva
Brazil
Local time: 00:48
lamentável, queixoso; reclamão, "chorão"
Explanation:
Kvetchy - whiny



Babylon English-Portuguese
whiny
lamentável, queixoso; reclamão, "chorão"





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Note added at 2002-05-17 00:44:53 (GMT)
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Esta palavra é do idioma iídiche. Como o Woody Allen é judeu......
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Roberto Cavalcanti
Brazil
Local time: 00:48
Grading comment
Thanks Rob!
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +6lamentável, queixoso; reclamão, "chorão"
Roberto Cavalcanti


  

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23 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
lamentável, queixoso; reclamão, "chorão"


Explanation:
Kvetchy - whiny



Babylon English-Portuguese
whiny
lamentável, queixoso; reclamão, "chorão"





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Note added at 2002-05-17 00:44:53 (GMT)
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Esta palavra é do idioma iídiche. Como o Woody Allen é judeu......

Roberto Cavalcanti
Brazil
Local time: 00:48
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 15
Grading comment
Thanks Rob!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Paulo Celestino Guimaraes
14 mins
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agree  mary bueno
30 mins
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agree  airmailrpl
2 hrs
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agree  Daniel Marcus: Stop kvetching = Ai, para de reclamar!
7 hrs
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agree  José Antonio Azevedo
16 hrs
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