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English translation: apotropaic

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13:43 Jun 29, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase: apotropaico
"A fianco di tali produzioni si ritrova il filone che trae spunto dai gioielli magno-greci, che si caratterizza per l’uso di maschere APOTROPAICHE, monete antiche e altri soggetti..."
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English translation:apotropaic
Explanation:
Apotropaic: designed to avert evil (as in a apotropaic ritual). Good luck :)
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46 mins
apotropaic


Explanation:
Apotropaic: designed to avert evil (as in a apotropaic ritual). Good luck :)

Cecilia Bartalotti
Brazil
Local time: 17:33
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 4
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52 mins
apotropaic


Explanation:
That is, protective, or intended to ward off evil. "...characterized by the use of apotropaic masks, antique coins, and other items..." See also the web site below. -- HTH!


    Reference: http://www.luckymojo.com/protectionspells
    Reference: http://www.luckymojo.com/evileye
Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 11:33
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10 hrs
apotropaic


Explanation:
from the Greek adj. apotropaios, deriving from the verb apotrepein = to keep away(trepein) from (apo) someone or something (dangerous).

Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 20:33
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 221
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