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παίζει και το "ditty

English translation: there is/is used

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12:50 Jul 4, 2007
Greek to English translations [PRO]
Slang / Expression
Greek term or phrase: παίζει και το "ditty
Hi,

A rather interesting use of the verb παίζω I'd love to be enlightened about:
-> Και από πού θα μάθει ο κόσμος ότι τα λιανοτράγουδα δεν είναι απλώς τραγουδάκια και ότι υπήρχαν πριν από τον Ρίτσο και τον μεταφραστή του; (Πού πας μωρέ μεσα στη ζέστη;)
agree Nadia Fahmi: Νίκο, παίζει και το "ditty = A short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung)" 1 hr

Many thanks,

Simon
SeiTT
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:19
English translation:there is/is used
Explanation:
Better late than never!

"Παίζω" here means "is used", "there is".

Νίκο, παίζει και το "ditty".
Translation: Nick, there is also "ditty"/ "ditty" is also used.

My two cents!

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Note added at 9 days (2007-07-13 13:36:35 GMT) Post-grading
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You're welcome!
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Natassa Iosifidou
Greece
Local time: 06:19
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thank you so much for that very clear explanation
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παίζω
there is/is used


Explanation:
Better late than never!

"Παίζω" here means "is used", "there is".

Νίκο, παίζει και το "ditty".
Translation: Nick, there is also "ditty"/ "ditty" is also used.

My two cents!

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Note added at 9 days (2007-07-13 13:36:35 GMT) Post-grading
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You're welcome!

Natassa Iosifidou
Greece
Local time: 06:19
Native speaker of: Greek
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
thank you so much for that very clear explanation
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