slaveggiante

English translation: tending to Slavic/Slav-looking

08:01 Sep 23, 2008
Italian to English translations [PRO]
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Italian term or phrase: slaveggiante
I just have this one word in a survey. Thanks for your help.
Nicolás Brignone
Argentina
Local time: 08:09
English translation:tending to Slavic/Slav-looking
Explanation:
it depends on what it refers to, if to a language spoken having Slav inflection or the physical appearance.
And everywhere a mix of faces: Slav-looking blue-eyed boys; brunette girls with elaborate hairdos; flat Mongolian faces under turbans; swarthy bearded types ...
www.wanderlust.co.uk/detail.php?page_id=570&type_id=4 - 34k



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Note added at 31 min (2008-09-23 08:33:00 GMT)
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ok nicolas, so it is probably referred to a language/pronunciation with Slav inflections. You're welcome!
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Marika Costantini
Italy
Local time: 13:09
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4tending to Slavic/Slav-looking
Marika Costantini
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Gad Kohenov

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tending to Slavic/Slav-looking


Explanation:
it depends on what it refers to, if to a language spoken having Slav inflection or the physical appearance.
And everywhere a mix of faces: Slav-looking blue-eyed boys; brunette girls with elaborate hairdos; flat Mongolian faces under turbans; swarthy bearded types ...
www.wanderlust.co.uk/detail.php?page_id=570&type_id=4 - 34k



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Note added at 31 min (2008-09-23 08:33:00 GMT)
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ok nicolas, so it is probably referred to a language/pronunciation with Slav inflections. You're welcome!

Marika Costantini
Italy
Local time: 13:09
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 12
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks a lot, Marika. As it is a survey where the answers are related to a word's sound, there is no real context. But I guess you are on the right track.

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Reference information:
salvatàggio
nm
1 salvage, rescue, salvation; (fig, di imprese e simili) bailout, workout, rescue, salvation
• salvataggio aeronavale air-sea rescue; bagnino addetto al salvataggio lifeguard; cima/cavo di salvataggio lifeline; elicottero di salvataggio rescue helicopter; giubbotto di salvataggio life-jacket; operazione di salvataggio salvage operation; (di impresa) lifeboat operation; penzolo di salvataggio lifeline; fare/compiere un salvataggio to *make/to carry out a rescue
2 (elet) save, saving

I don't find salveggante anywhere. Without any context it can be "rescuing".

Gad Kohenov
Israel
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in category: 19
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