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mon pere

English translation: Father

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10:20 Jul 17, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: mon pere
in a book Chocolat, one of the characters is talking to some one sick, that he keeps a secret from everyone else.
Sara Porter
English translation:Father
Explanation:
In this context, a priest. In the book, the local priest talks to his predecessor, using him as a 'confessor'
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stratos
Canada
Local time: 03:12
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Summary of answers provided
na +7Fatherstratos
na +1My Father
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naDadBOB DE DENUS
namy fatherAlain R


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
My Father


Explanation:
Regards,

BSD

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 04:12
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 16

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Agius Language & Translation: Spot on!!
1 min
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9 mins
my father


Explanation:
on pourrait aussi dire "my daddy" ou encore "my dad"

Alain R
Canada
Local time: 06:12
PRO pts in pair: 26
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20 mins peer agreement (net): +7
Father


Explanation:
In this context, a priest. In the book, the local priest talks to his predecessor, using him as a 'confessor'

stratos
Canada
Local time: 03:12
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Yolanda Broad
4 mins

agree  Mary Worby
29 mins

agree  Julia Bogdan Rollo
41 mins

agree  jgal
1 hr

agree  Yves Georges: saying "mon père" when talking to somebody else can only mean "Father" in the religious sense
2 hrs

agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: Yes, had he meant biological father, the "mon" would not have been included.
16 hrs

agree  Andrei Vrabtchev
19 hrs
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18 hrs
Dad


Explanation:
self explanatory

BOB DE DENUS
Local time: 21:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 409
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