un cuentacuentos

English translation: a storyteller

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Spanish term or phrase:un cuentacuentos
English translation:a storyteller
Entered by: Andrea Bullrich
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07:23 Jan 12, 2002
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Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: un cuentacuentos
literature
wildbill92
a storyteller
Explanation:
Hi!

Hope this helps (and fits your context),
Andrea
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Andrea Bullrich
Local time: 19:14
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Summary of answers provided
4 +13a storyteller
Andrea Bullrich
5a storyteller
Marva
4 +1fairy tales teller
Fernando Muela Sopeña
4raconteur
osierra


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +13
a storyteller


Explanation:
Hi!

Hope this helps (and fits your context),
Andrea


    own experience
Andrea Bullrich
Local time: 19:14
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 435
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxtazdog: :-)
13 mins
  -> Hey, thanks! :-)

agree  Paul Stevens
1 hr
  -> thanks, Paul :-)

agree  Nikki Graham: a person who tells stories; a person who tells anecdotes; a writer of stories (New Shorter Oxford)
2 hrs

agree  Parrot
4 hrs

agree  Patricia Lutteral
4 hrs
  -> Tres agrees de lujo! (y no me refiero al Oxford!) :-)

agree  BelkisDV
7 hrs
  -> Gracias, Belkis :-)

agree  Marisa Pavan
9 hrs

agree  Rick Henry: yes... Nikki's desription fits best. The storyteller's stories maynot be true, but are usually entertaining/educational. Remember Sofia on "The Golden Girls"?
10 hrs

agree  xxxmgonzalez
12 hrs

agree  Nora Escoms
14 hrs

agree  Rossana Triaca
15 hrs
  -> gracias a todos :-)

agree  Aurora Humarán: Quién mejor que Alicia para hablar del tema...
2 days 7 hrs
  -> son todos cuentos ;-)

agree  Judith Facio
6 days
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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
fairy tales teller


Explanation:
I think that "storyteller" means "narrador", "escritor". The "cuentacuentos" is the person who tells fairy tales.
Good luck.

2. Mallya: Participation and Sustainability
... in the village by being a traditional medicineman, rituals leader, and a known fairy
tales teller. The use of the notables in such projects need to be looked ...
http://www.valt.helsinki.fi/kmi/fad/Mallya.htm

3. why do we pay for omantel??? - Oman Forum
... all members.. they say from their deeds u know them. so go and check my posts and
u will know im no fairy tales teller. as i see it my arguement came to an end ...
http://www.omanforum.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/CFB/1/T...


Fernando Muela Sopeña
Spain
Local time: 00:14
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 251

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gabriela Tenenbaum: yes, I think you're right. "narrador" is not the same as "cuentacuentos" (if it's done orally, of course). However (to asker) be careful with "taleteller", that means sth.completely different!. #:))
5 hrs

neutral  GoodWords: This expression would never be used in English; anyway it would be "fairy tale teller" (no "s"). The citations are obviously from non-native writers.
8 hrs

agree  xxxLia Fail: storyteller, not fairy tale teller
10 hrs

disagree  Judith Facio: a 'cuentacuentos' does not necessarily tell fairy tales.
6 days
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9 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
a storyteller


Explanation:
I hope this helps.

Marva
Local time: 19:14
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 9
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13 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
raconteur


Explanation:
: a person who excels in telling anecdotes .
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Main Entry: ra·con·teur
Pronunciation: "ra-"kän-'t&r, -k&n-
Function: noun
Etymology: French, from Middle French, from raconter to tell, from Old French, from re- + aconter, acompter to tell, count -- more at ACCOUNT
Date: 1828



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osierra
PRO pts in pair: 36
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