English translation: brothels

Portuguese term or phrase:alcouces
English translation:brothels
Entered by: Ana Vozone

18:26 Nov 12, 2018
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / In The Preface To A Novel
Portuguese term or phrase: alcouces

A gente imaginava que os alcouces não abriam gabinetes de leitura e artes correlativas.


Barbara Cochran, MFA
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This is the meaning I found... What a very challenging text you are translating..
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Ana Vozone
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3 +5brothels
Ana Vozone



7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5

This is the meaning I found... What a very challenging text you are translating..

Ana Vozone
Local time: 02:45
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Asker: Thank you. Yes, this preface is definitely the most difficult text I've ever translated from any language. The other books I have translated from Portuguese don't even come close.

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agree  Ana Cravidao
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  -> Obrigada, Ana!

agree  Katarina Peters
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agree  Oliveira Simões
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