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#161656 - 08/18/06 04:52 PM "Children" in Portuguese  
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I was watching City of God (Cidade de Deus) a year ago and I remember a jocular (and probably derogatory) word they used to describe "children"... well, I don't remember the actual word or I wouldn't be posting here, but it was rather ear-catching that it struck me it could be a known term. I think it's a word-combination.

Anyone?

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#161657 - 08/18/06 06:25 PM Re: "Children" in Portuguese  
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Irritamentitos?


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#161658 - 08/18/06 07:15 PM Re: "Children" in Portuguese  
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Uh, no.

#161659 - 08/18/06 07:40 PM Re: "Children" in Portuguese  
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I'm fluent in Portuguese but didn't see the movie. I'll ask some Brazilian friends.

#161660 - 08/22/06 10:52 PM Re: "Children" in Portuguese  
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One Spanish term is "mocoso" for brat - from their snotty noses. Might the Porteugese term be a close relative?

#161661 - 08/23/06 09:41 AM Re: "Children" in Portuguese  
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Hey, yea, that's it.

Gracias.


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