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05:00 Sep 8, 2000
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: sfigati
Meaning somebody who is always unlucky, miserable and tends to end up being the loser.
Ariella Germinario-Lingenthal
Italy
Local time: 04:14
English translation:see below
Explanation:
literally (it derives from the Bolognese dialect: "Sfighè"): without a woman.
It could be something like poor bastard, jinxed, evil-eyed, but sometimes it means miserable, stupid, sucker, spineless, etc.
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Explanation:
jinxed (adj)
poor bastard (S).

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giogi
Local time: 03:14
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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Explanation:
literally (it derives from the Bolognese dialect: "Sfighè"): without a woman.
It could be something like poor bastard, jinxed, evil-eyed, but sometimes it means miserable, stupid, sucker, spineless, etc.

Ale9000
Local time: 04:14

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Explanation:
Cursed, unlucky, jinxed.

"Sfiga" means bad luck or a jinx - someone defined as sfigato has generally either suffered a long string of rough luck or a particularly bad set of coinciding circumstances. Italians often use the word to express sympathy for the unlucky individual. "Che povero sfigato!"

Amy Taylor
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Local time: 20:14
PRO pts in pair: 184

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