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English translation: lispy, cunning

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Slovak term or phrase:syzlak
English translation:lispy, cunning
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17:27 Sep 28, 2000
Slovak to English translations [PRO]
Slovak term or phrase: syzlak
Although I've been tolk that 'syzlak' is not an actual word in Slovak, is there another word that sound similar (in English phonetics) like 'sizelak', 'sislak', or some other word in Slovak? What is it's meaning?
Sandy Urwin
lispy, cunning
Explanation:
I cannot recall any SLovak word that would sound similar to \\\"syzlak\\\".

In Czech, there are some words that might help you.
- šišlák [shishla:k] - one who lisps
- syčák [sicha:k]- a sly, cunning person

I guess \\\"syczlak\\\" might have some colloquial meaning in Polish. Try to ask.
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Dagmar Turčanová
Slovakia
Local time: 03:32
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The information was most helpful. Some other answers that I received from other requests are:

It might be ZIZLIAK which means GAZER or PEEPER - person who gazes, peeps,stares or gapes.

1/ "Silak" ( with a long "a") means a person who could be strong by having lots of strengths physically, it is also used in connection with: "Silak slovom" who is bragging about his actions, but only using words and little real action.
2/ "Sizlak" could be used as a slang. There is a lot of slang words used in Slovak language. It is not a proper grammatically correct word, but it is also not an improper word. The following is my understanding of the word: a person who is clever, quick in achieving what he wants, but not always honestly, being foxy, always looking out for his best interest and trying to get his way.

However, I am having trouble finding these words in translation dictionaries, so I'm not sure about them.

Thank you for your help.




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nalispy, cunningDagmar Turčanová


  

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19 hrs
lispy, cunning


Explanation:
I cannot recall any SLovak word that would sound similar to \\\"syzlak\\\".

In Czech, there are some words that might help you.
- šišlák [shishla:k] - one who lisps
- syčák [sicha:k]- a sly, cunning person

I guess \\\"syczlak\\\" might have some colloquial meaning in Polish. Try to ask.

Dagmar Turčanová
Slovakia
Local time: 03:32
Native speaker of: Native in SlovakSlovak
PRO pts in pair: 20
Grading comment
The information was most helpful. Some other answers that I received from other requests are:

It might be ZIZLIAK which means GAZER or PEEPER - person who gazes, peeps,stares or gapes.

1/ "Silak" ( with a long "a") means a person who could be strong by having lots of strengths physically, it is also used in connection with: "Silak slovom" who is bragging about his actions, but only using words and little real action.
2/ "Sizlak" could be used as a slang. There is a lot of slang words used in Slovak language. It is not a proper grammatically correct word, but it is also not an improper word. The following is my understanding of the word: a person who is clever, quick in achieving what he wants, but not always honestly, being foxy, always looking out for his best interest and trying to get his way.

However, I am having trouble finding these words in translation dictionaries, so I'm not sure about them.

Thank you for your help.



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