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French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
French term or phrase: gniaf
Il a découvert quarante balles dans le *gniaf*.

Translation of a children's story about a family living in a quaint of village.
The book is aimed at young readers.
rachelha
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:02


Summary of answers provided
2 +1marionette
Wendy Streitparth


Discussion entries: 3





  

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23 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +1
marionette


Explanation:
http://dictionnaire.sensagent.com/gniaf/fr-fr/
dictionnaire analogique



accessoire de jeu[ClasseParExt.]

objet imitant la forme humaine[ClasseParExt.]

jouet imitant une forme humaine[Classe]

marionnette[Thème]

marionnette[Classe]
- gniaf (n.

Wendy Streitparth
Germany
Local time: 18:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Notes to answerer
Asker: A little unsure about finding money in a puppet??!! Seems to be some kind of slang.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ben Karl: Or maybe "puppet?"
42 mins
  -> Yes, my original thought. Thanks.
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