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19:59 Nov 12, 2000
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Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: coprolalia
(Literary translation) ...que nadie entendía, porque eran más bien chilenas que españolas y, además, la purificante COPROLALIA no podía ser privilegio reservado sólo a los franceses y alemanes.

A translation, not just leaving it at coprolalia, please. Looking forward to your thoughts, with thanks.
Gloria Nichols
United States
Local time: 18:50
coprolalia, same word in English.... this is part of a tic disorder
Explanation:
or Tourette's syndrome.... it is characterized by emitting obcenes words involuntarily, but also can mean to "accentuate the words"... and this may be what you are looking for... it appears that your author is using this ironically to give distinction to the person who has coprolalia...

But, at any rate, check the following pages, one is in Spanish and the English version leave "coprolalia" as it is....

http://www/neurociencia.com.ar/enero99/e99n.tou.htm

this page talks about coprolalia disorder as the habit of "acentuar palabras": http://www.monografias.com/trabajos/tics/tics/shtml

This one defines it as: tendencia patologica a proferir obscenidades, "Como de costumbre, Cuca Pepa hizo gala de una coprolalia muy nutrida" http://www.levieuxcoq.org/otro_Dico.html

Hope some of this helps.

Saludos afectuosos. Maria ;o)
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Maria
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there were several very informative explanations, and since yours was the first, María the points go to your answer. Thanks to everybody!
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naI really can't help you but I CAN tell you to wait - somebody will comeMegdalina
nacoprolalia
Yolanda Broad
nacoprolalia
Brigitte Gendebien
na...who nobody understood, because they were rather Chileans
Mats Wiman
naSee below
Agua
nacoprolalia, same word in English.... this is part of a tic disorder
Maria
naSee below
Agua


  

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Explanation:
"that nobody understood, since they were more Chilean than Spanish, and, moreover, the purifying COPROLALIA could not have been a privilege reserved to German and French people".

I guess is something like cocoa, or royal jelly, that only certain people were allowed to eat?

I am still checking for COPROLALIA. Maybe in a botanic dictionary?

Good luck,
Mar

Agua
Spain
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Explanation:
I have checked a monolingual dictionary, and it defines "coprolalia" as "Tendencia a proferir insultos o frases groseras y obscenas.". Therefore, it would be "swearing" or something like that in English. Maybe then it is purifying in the sense that it rids you of bad humour, etc.

Good luck, Hope it helps a bit.
Mar

Agua
Spain
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coprolalia, same word in English.... this is part of a tic disorder


Explanation:
or Tourette's syndrome.... it is characterized by emitting obcenes words involuntarily, but also can mean to "accentuate the words"... and this may be what you are looking for... it appears that your author is using this ironically to give distinction to the person who has coprolalia...

But, at any rate, check the following pages, one is in Spanish and the English version leave "coprolalia" as it is....

http://www/neurociencia.com.ar/enero99/e99n.tou.htm

this page talks about coprolalia disorder as the habit of "acentuar palabras": http://www.monografias.com/trabajos/tics/tics/shtml

This one defines it as: tendencia patologica a proferir obscenidades, "Como de costumbre, Cuca Pepa hizo gala de una coprolalia muy nutrida" http://www.levieuxcoq.org/otro_Dico.html

Hope some of this helps.

Saludos afectuosos. Maria ;o)

Maria
Local time: 17:50
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 920
Grading comment
there were several very informative explanations, and since yours was the first, María the points go to your answer. Thanks to everybody!

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Yolanda Broad

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3 hrs
...who nobody understood, because they were rather Chileans


Explanation:
than Spaniards and, moreover, the cleansing dirty talk could not be a privilige reserved for Frecnhmen and Germans

COPROLALÍA
latino nuevo: coprolali_a, de griego ko_pros 'excrementos' y lalia_ 'charla', 'cháchara'), uso de "palabras malsonantes". Coprolali existe como un fase previa con niños y con perturbaciones psiquicos, sobre todo con el sindromo? (ingles: syndrom) Gilles de la ¤Tourettes. Coprolali se encuentra con movimientos involuntarios (tics) que aumentatn si la copralaia som ökar om koprolalin se contiene. Coprolalia en la edad adulta es un signo de perturbaciones funcionales en el cebrero y puede tratarse con neurolepticas. (Eso es mi traduccón del articulo sobre este sujeto en la Enciclopedia Nacional de Suecia (Nationalencyklopedin (NE))


    NE (see above)+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
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5 hrs
coprolalia


Explanation:
coprolalia
n. use of obscene language. coprolaliac, person practising this.
(http://www.lineone.net/dictionaryof/difficultwords/d0003867....

The uncontrolled, often obsessive use of obscene or scatological language that may accompany certain mental disorders, such as Tourette's syndrome.
(http://www.bartleby.com/61/11/C0631100.html)




    Reference: http://neuro-www.mgh.harvard.edu/forum_2/TouretteSyndromeF/1...
    Reference: http://pharmacy.drake.edu/faculty/pharmaceuticalinformatics/...
Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 00:50
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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Yolanda Broad
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6 hrs
I really can't help you but I CAN tell you to wait - somebody will come


Explanation:
Good luck! Somebody will give you the answer you need. I'm not happy with the resposes either. Just wait.

Megdalina
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10 hrs
coprolalia


Explanation:
Here is a Website explaining this:

Understanding Coprolalia
Understanding Coprolalia. by: Sue Levi-Pearl Joanne
E. Cohen Contents: ... Introduction. The purpose ...

I am pasting in the Intro and the description. You can consult the Website to learn more:

Introduction

The purpose of this brochure is to briefly explain coprolalia (pronounced cop-row-lahl-ya) -- one of the most baffling and
socially unacceptable symptoms of Tourette Syndrome (TS). TS is an inherited disorder which develops in childhood, and
affects people of all races and cultures. Symptoms include motor and vocal tics. Vocal tics are the utterance of noises, words
and sometimes unacceptable language.

What is Coprolalia?

Coprolalia is a medical term used to describe one of the most baffling and socially stigmatizing symptoms of Tourette
Syndrome -- the involuntary outburst of obscene words or socially inappropriate and derogatory remarks. Other examples may
include references to genitals, excrement and sexual acts. Although coprolalia is the most widely known symptom of TS, it
occurs in only a minority of TS patients. It is most often expressed as a single word, but may involve complex phrases. There is
no way to predict who will develop coprolalia. Copropraxia is a related complex motor tic symptom involving obscene
gestures.

For years doctors mistakenly believed that a diagnosis of TS could not be confirmed unless coprolalia was present. Until
recently, professionals thought that coprolalia was caused by psychological problems such as extreme frustration or repressed
rage or sexuality. It is now understood that the root of this symptom is physical -- that is, neurobiological in nature. While little
research has focused on understanding coprolalia, data now indicate that fewer than one third of all people with TS exhibit this
symptom at some time during their lives.

However, for those with coprolalia who are trying to deal with society -- in public places, school, at home or work -- just
getting through the day can be excruciatingly difficult.


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:tsa.mgh.harvard.edu/all...
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 18:50
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 668
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