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04:05 May 18, 2005
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Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / 16th Century
Italian term or phrase: demigate
From 16th Century song.

Context: "Demigate, demigate hoggi mai perverse genti allontanarmi dagli amati lidi"
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David Russi



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Translation from the web

I don't know the meaning of "demigate hoggi", but here is a translation from the web:

Demigate hoggi mai perverse genti / Allontanarmi dagli amati lidi.

Oh by calumny most perverted people, / You ban me from my beloved shores.

    Reference: http://www.impresario.ch/data/text/moninc302.htm
David Russi
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Local time: 21:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 36
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I actually reposted this for IT>IT and it was pointed out that this is a typo: should be "remigate" (var. of "remate")

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agree  luskie: I really can't figure this one out, though I'm italian and not totally unaware of the subject - if you're not content with the link, you might want to try to repost it as an IT>IT question
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Comment: I actually reposted this for IT>IT and it was pointed out that this is a typo: should be "remigate" (var. of "remate")

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