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English translation: evil eye

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Italian term or phrase:mallochio
English translation:evil eye
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07:41 Aug 21, 2000
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: mallochia
I believe it to be an italian curse of some kind. Maybe almost witchcraft
Geri Barone
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Explanation:
The right Italian term is MALOCCHIO
that is to say: EVIL EYE.
Yes it is a sort of curse.
Italian: fare il malocchio a qualcuno
English: to cast the evil eye on someone.
Hope this helps
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giogi
Local time: 05:20
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I was pretty sure of the answer, but someone had questioned its meaning. I thank you for confirming what I had thought.
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Explanation:
The right Italian term is MALOCCHIO
that is to say: EVIL EYE.
Yes it is a sort of curse.
Italian: fare il malocchio a qualcuno
English: to cast the evil eye on someone.
Hope this helps


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giogi
Local time: 05:20
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 176
Grading comment
I was pretty sure of the answer, but someone had questioned its meaning. I thank you for confirming what I had thought.

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