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Kukurukuku Paloma

English translation: Cu Cu Rru Cu Cu Paloma (Little Dove),


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Polish term or phrase:Kukurukuku Paloma
English translation:Cu Cu Rru Cu Cu Paloma (Little Dove),
Entered by: Caryl Swift
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20:45 Jul 1, 2006
Polish to English translations [PRO]
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Polish term or phrase: Kukurukuku Paloma
Ok, here's the situation - two characters, A and B (both men) - A is high status, B is low status. A believes he is moral and righteous and that B has no morality. A pays B for sexual display and favours - B takes the money to keep his wife and child.

A: (indicating B's crotch) When I say 'he', it's him I have in mind, him, him.

(He puts on a woman's wig and first hums then sings the title words of "Kukurukuku Paloma"

How do I translate "Kukurukuku" - help!!!

Thank you advance!
Caryl Swift
Local time: 16:03
cock-a-doodle-doo, Paloma
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Local time: 16:03
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Well, that's what I thought! But I really wanted to be sure (a 'friend' told me it couldn't be that!) Thank you, Bartek!!!
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4 -1cock-a-doodle-doo, Paloma

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
cock-a-doodle-doo, Paloma


Local time: 16:03
Native speaker of: Polish
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Grading comment
Well, that's what I thought! But I really wanted to be sure (a 'friend' told me it couldn't be that!) Thank you, Bartek!!!

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disagree  Natalie: Teresko, sorry, ale: 1)cock-a-doodle-doo mowi kogut, a nie golabka; 2) "Cucurrucucu Paloma" to bardzo znana piosenka, i cucurrucucu w wersji angielskiej brzmi dokladnie tak samo ( ).Nalezy to pozostawic "as is"
31 mins
  -> :-)) a to tutaj to jest gołąbka? :-))

agree  Gelar: Hello, I am from Mexico. About your ask on Kukurrukuku word, it is the sound that doves do in their nest, better something like curru-curru curru-curru. So, it haven't translation to any human language. Greetings.
210 days
  -> Thank you :) Now I am much wiser :) Have a nice Sunday.

disagree  Amaro Brown: Cucurrucucu is the sound a dove makes, it is not the same as cock-a doodle-doo which is the sound the rooster makes. Now, in the song cucurrucucu paloma, the singer is telling the dove to Sing and not cry. It is a very sad song and non sexual.
334 days
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