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English translation: From the french 'devenir' - Enitity/entities

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10:25 Oct 7, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Portuguese term or phrase: devir
"A arte é a invenção de novos devires, e não a reiteração de um devir programado.
Sonia
English translation:From the french 'devenir' - Enitity/entities
Explanation:
Verb: tornar-se, vir a ser, devenir

Noun: Série de mudanças concretas pelas quais passa um ser /A própria mudança
(Michaelis)

A arte é a invenção de novos devires, e não a reiteração de um devir programado.

Art is the invention of new ----, and not the repetition of a pre-programmed -----


I suggest 'entity/entities' but other
possibilities - some less literal than others - are 'beings',
'realities', 'concepts',
'notions'.

Another possibility, but which would involve rearrangement of your sentences, could be 'essence' (usually singular)

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xxxLia Fail
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Local time: 16:14
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Summary of answers provided
naFrom the french 'devenir' - Enitity/entitiesxxxLia Fail
navir a ser, futuroJosé Vianna
naOutlets; outways; outcomings [for expression]
Luis Luis


  

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1 hr
Outlets; outways; outcomings [for expression]


Explanation:
"Art is an invention of new outlets (of expression), and not a reiteration of a programed outlet.

Cumprimentos.
Luis Luis

Luis Luis
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Local time: 09:14
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 107

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1 hr
vir a ser, futuro


Explanation:
devir,do Lat. devenire, v. int.,
dar-se, suceder, acontecer;
vir a ser, tornar-se;
transformar-se;s. m.,o futuro, o porvir.
Sonia, esta é a palavra em português. Se seu texto fosse poesia podíamos imaginar o significado do primeiro vir a ser e do segundo futuro:
devir
"A arte é a invenção de novos "vir-a-ser"não a reiteração de um "futuro" programado."
Contudo você faz uma pesquisa em devir e encontra 11 495 docs http://ww.alltheweb.com busca: devir
Visite o site e vai encontrar muitos nomes de personagem. Contudo a interpretação poética faz sentido para mim que também o sou.
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Ze Vianna ( Joe Vianna)



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1 hr
From the french 'devenir' - Enitity/entities


Explanation:
Verb: tornar-se, vir a ser, devenir

Noun: Série de mudanças concretas pelas quais passa um ser /A própria mudança
(Michaelis)

A arte é a invenção de novos devires, e não a reiteração de um devir programado.

Art is the invention of new ----, and not the repetition of a pre-programmed -----


I suggest 'entity/entities' but other
possibilities - some less literal than others - are 'beings',
'realities', 'concepts',
'notions'.

Another possibility, but which would involve rearrangement of your sentences, could be 'essence' (usually singular)



xxxLia Fail
Spain
Local time: 16:14
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 164

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