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|English to Russian translations [PRO]|
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|English term or phrase: Kamama - butterfly - often the name of a pretty girl .|
|"Kamama" means butterfly in the language of the Chrokee Indians of the southeastern United States. It was also used by them as a girl's name. Since the consonant 'm' is very rare in their language, this word was probably borrowed from another Indian language like Creek or Alabama.|
I was wondering how this would translate in Russian? Any help is greatly appreciated. All of you in the Russian department at Kudoz have done good jobs on my translations in the past and it is sometimes hard to vote for an answer.
На языке индейцев чероки, живущих на юго-востоке Соединенных Штатов, "Камама" означает "мотылек". Это слово чероки использовали также в качестве женского имени. Поскольку гласная "м" в языке чероки встречается чрезвычайно редко, слово это скорее всего позаимствовано из языка другого индейского племени, возможно, кри или алабама.
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|Thank you very much Natalie for the time you took to translate my paragraph. Really appreciate it. I also enjoy talking with people in Russia and other countries on the internet and exchanging language translations and ideas.|
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