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Re: [Czechlist] RE: TERM: giggler

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  • Mila Saskova-Pierce
    Uhyhnana has negative connotation as well. Mila Smisek is I think neutral. Mila Pierce ... Dr. Mila Saskova-Pierce University of Nebraska 1133 Oldfather Hall,
    Message 1 of 12 , Jan 28, 2001
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      Uhyhnana has negative connotation as well. Mila Smisek is I think neutral.
      Mila Pierce

      >In a message dated 1/28/01 3:36:43 AM, pacholik@... writes:
      >
      >>AFAIK, there is no exact equivalent to a giggler in Czech. I'd call such
      >>a girl "pubert'ac'ka", or maybe, "uhihn'ana' pubert'ac'ka". It has also a
      >>lot of connotations but they are all related to the notion of teenagers.
      >
      >Well, "pubert'ac'ka" clearly doesn't come close to meaning "giggler", so that
      >one's out. I can't find any word in my dictionaries related to "uhihnana",
      >so could you clarify that for me? Does it mean giggling, or what?
      >
      >Thanks.
      >
      >Jamie
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      Dr. Mila Saskova-Pierce
      University of Nebraska
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