"gatto:cat" si può parafrsare ricorrendo a "gatto si dice, si traduce cat".

English translation: "gatto:cat" can be paraphrased as "the English for 'gatto' is 'cat'".

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Italian term or phrase:"gatto:cat" si può parafrsare ricorrendo a "gatto si dice, si traduce cat".
English translation:"gatto:cat" can be paraphrased as "the English for 'gatto' is 'cat'".
Entered by: David Russi

10:30 Jul 25, 2004
Italian to English translations [PRO]
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Italian term or phrase: "gatto:cat" si può parafrsare ricorrendo a "gatto si dice, si traduce cat".
Referring to the French "signifie....s'appelle" used to explain a bilingual dictionary entry being used by speakers of either language. As opposed to "cat significa gatto".
Gem646
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"gatto:cat" can be paraphrased as "the English for 'gatto' is 'cat'".
Explanation:
in English, gatto is cat

This version inverts the order of the terms:
cat means gatto in English
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4 +1"gatto:cat" can be paraphrased as "the English for 'gatto' is 'cat'".
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"gatto:cat" can be paraphrased as "the English for 'gatto' is 'cat'".


Explanation:
in English, gatto is cat

This version inverts the order of the terms:
cat means gatto in English

David Russi
United States
Local time: 06:12
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