murata di sinistra

English translation: port-side

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Italian term or phrase:murata di sinistra
English translation:port-side
Entered by: Daniela Zambrini

18:35 Jul 12, 2010
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Fisheries / nautica
Italian term or phrase: murata di sinistra
Hi all, I am looking for the specific name used in nautical english..
Il peschereccio sbanda sotto il peso della rete che viene recuperata dalla murata di sinistra.
Phrase used in a documentary.
TIA
Mary Carroll Richer LaFlèche
Italy
Local time: 05:12
port-side
Explanation:
MURATA s.f. : parte dello scafo sopra all'opera viva. Side.

DRITTA s.f. : la destra. Starboard.
SINISTRA s.f. : il contrario di dritta. Port, port-side.
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Daniela Zambrini
Italy
Local time: 05:12
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Grazie Daniela!
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port-side


Explanation:
MURATA s.f. : parte dello scafo sopra all'opera viva. Side.

DRITTA s.f. : la destra. Starboard.
SINISTRA s.f. : il contrario di dritta. Port, port-side.


    Reference: http://www.accademiavelica.it/IT/documentazione/_equipaggio-...
Daniela Zambrini
Italy
Local time: 05:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ItalianItalian
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Grazie Daniela!
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Asker: Grazie!!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fabrizio Zambuto: Yes: Port is the nautical term (used on boats and ships) that refers to the left side
5 mins

agree  Mr Murray (X): Although I keep my rum on my left side - this sounds right
34 mins
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