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English translation: I miss you

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Portuguese term or phrase:saudades
English translation:I miss you
Entered by: Henrique Serra
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16:10 Jul 30, 2004
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Portuguese term or phrase: saudades
tenho saudades de voce
nikki
I miss you
Explanation:
:-)
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Henrique Serra
Local time: 06:42
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5 +16I miss you
Henrique Serra


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +16
I miss you


Explanation:
:-)

Henrique Serra
Local time: 06:42
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Todd Field: one of the hardest words to translate from PT... but easy here!
2 mins
  -> that's our job, anyway...

agree  karina koguta
18 mins
  -> obrigado, Karina

agree  Ricardo Fonseca
25 mins
  -> obrigado, Ricardo

agree  Aoife Kennedy: Yes, translatable in this context, whereas I usually don't translate "saudade", which is a concept that is unique to Portuguese music and literature. I usually put terrms such as "longing" or "nostalgia" in brackets after the word in PT
44 mins
  -> thanks, Aoife

agree  Mirelluk
1 hr
  -> obrigado, Mirelluk

agree  Maria Luisa Duarte
1 hr
  -> obrigado, Maria Luisa

agree  isarcat: Sardinhas assadas, I miss you too....le sneefe.
2 hrs
  -> obrigado, isarcat; and I miss mesquite smoked Texas brisket...

agree  Susanne Rindlisbacher
4 hrs
  -> thanks, Susanne

agree  Nancy Cataldi
8 hrs
  -> thank you, Nancy

agree  Claudio Mazotti
13 hrs
  -> obrigado, klausinSP

agree  Caroline Abate
13 hrs
  -> thanks, Caroline

agree  airmailrpl: -
19 hrs
  -> obrigado, airmailrpl

agree  Bloomfield
1 day3 hrs
  -> obrigado, JC

agree  Cristina Santos
1 day5 hrs
  -> obrigado, Cristina

agree  Paul Dixon: Yes - missing you is correct here although "saudades" can be for a place, person, or even a time: "Ai que saudades que tenho/Da aurora da minha vida". (Casimiro de Abreu)
1 day8 hrs
  -> thanks, Paul

agree  Henrique Magalhaes
6 days
  -> obrigado, Henrique
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