funkelauge

English translation: a twinkle in the eye

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German term or phrase:funkelauge
English translation:a twinkle in the eye
Entered by: Poornima Iyengar

13:01 Aug 29, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: funkelauge
description
denyem
Local time: 10:54
a twinkle in the eye
Explanation:
none needed
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mckinnc
Local time: 11:54
Grading comment
Excellent translation
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
na +1a twinkle in the eye
mckinnc
naflashing eyes
Poornima Iyengar
nascintillant eyes
Maya Jurt
nasparkie // sparkling eye(s)
Roland Grefer


  

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5 mins peer agreement (net): +1
a twinkle in the eye


Explanation:
none needed

mckinnc
Local time: 11:54
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 335
Grading comment
Excellent translation

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Roland Grefer
4 days
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21 mins
scintillant eyes


Explanation:


Twinkle, twinkle little star...

Glitzersterne, glitzern.

It seems to me that twinkle is less strong than scintillate. Scintillant also means "Funken sprühend" And the expression is: "Funken sprühende Augen".

Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 11:54
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 545
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3 hrs
sparkie // sparkling eye(s)


Explanation:
It's left to the reader's discretion if the sparkle is caused by loving feelings, joy, lust, greed, or whichever other emotions come to mind.

Might be used as a nickname (second URL).


    Reference: http://www.gutenberg.aol.de/hauptmac/ruebezal/ruebez41.htm
    Reference: http://www.mein-bochum.de/bn-grus2.htm
Roland Grefer
Local time: 05:54
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 231
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11 hrs
flashing eyes


Explanation:
..... LUNCHBOX STORIES by john rustywire. She has flashing eyes. Light snow fell on the cedars and there was peace and quiet in the stillness. A Navajo father ...
HTH
-Poornima


    Reference: http://ishgooda.nativeweb.org/stories/rustywire/rwshehasflas...
    Reference: http://pub73.ezboard.com/ftindalhouse89296frm1.showAddReplyS...
Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 15:24
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 162
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