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chiesetta votiva

English translation: small votive church

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Italian term or phrase:chiesetta votiva
English translation:small votive church
Entered by: Grace Anderson
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16:32 Nov 25, 2000
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: chiesetta votiva
piccola chiesa dedicata ad un santo, credo
pietra
small votive church
Explanation:
See the Catholic Encyclopedia (below)and how they define votive; chapel is a small church but not a separate structure as is the case in "chiesetta votiva".
Buon lavoro
Paola
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Summary of answers provided
nasmall votive church
CLS Lexi-tech
naVotive chapels
Parrot
nalittle votive churchMarco Massignan


  

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22 mins
little votive church


Explanation:
"votiva" significa che adempie ad un voto, cioè una promessa sacra fatta alla Madonna, a Dio o appunto ad un santo: "se mi fai questa grazia, farò costruire quella chiesetta.. ecc."


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Marco Massignan
Local time: 11:24
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 14

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1 hr
Votive chapels


Explanation:
"Chapel" è una piccola chiesa.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 11:24
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 43

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1 day 12 hrs
small votive church


Explanation:
See the Catholic Encyclopedia (below)and how they define votive; chapel is a small church but not a separate structure as is the case in "chiesetta votiva".
Buon lavoro
Paola


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 05:24
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 1505
Grading comment
Reference lacking but your explanation is wonderful.
Thank you
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