buio

19:59 May 23, 2010
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Italian term or phrase: buio
olivers neto


Summary of answers provided
5self-explanatory question
luskie
5dark, gloomy, nightfall, secrecy, mystery
Clive Prestt
5dark/darkness
Jenny G
3dark
Being Earnest


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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
dark, gloomy, nightfall, secrecy, mystery


Explanation:
All definitions given in the dictionary to adapt to the context of the sentence in which 'buio' appears.

Clive Prestt
Local time: 03:24
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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
dark


Explanation:
this is as succinct as it gets for both question and answer

Being Earnest
Italy
Local time: 04:24
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53 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
self-explanatory question


Explanation:
buio è una domanda senza alcun contesto

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Note added at 1 hr (2010-05-23 21:02:28 GMT)
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oops, I'm sorry, ho invertito il termine con la spiegazione!
the translation of "buio" is "a word to be translated with no context given"



luskie
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21 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
dark/darkness


Explanation:
Depending on your context:
use 'dark' if you are describing something (buio = adjective)
use 'darkness' if it is the subject of your sentence (il buio = noun)

{escuro/escuridão}

Jenny G
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