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07:26 Apr 15, 2001
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase:pan pan
This is a name of one Italian restuarant in Bangkok.
Explanation: that's what "pan pan" means in French, the report of a gun, it can have sexual connotations (this part of asia used to be a french colony)
it can also have a thai meaning
can't see any meaning in italian
hope it helps
Albert Golub Local time: 08:15 Native speaker of: French PRO pts in pair: 84
Explanation: pan pan is used in Italian too, as in French, as an imitation for gunfire (i.e. kid playing with toy guns)
Itcould also be an attempt at a play on words: from French Can Can dance, to Italian Pan pan (pane pane = bread bread)
But Ristorant names do not usually get translated...