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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  09/MAR/2009 9:57 PM
Assunto:  Womanizer
 
Mensagem:  At http://br.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080929101931AAEzl8o
The question "Qual o feminino de MULHERENGO ?"

Some answers were:
gostosa ou pegadora (se for bonita)
galinha
piranha
insaciável
vadia


   So, to me looks like English speakers don´t think very far from many Brazilians, linguistically speaking.
   Since there is similar approach cultural and word-wise.
   In fact, in English if a girl is a beautiful one she may be called "hottie", if she is ugly or if  in character she is mean they say that she is a nymphomaniac "a woman with abnormal sexual desires" or " (used of women) affected with excessive sexual desire"   (the dictionarists picked up the bias, if any, in that words.   
   Since there is similar approach cultural and word-wise.
   Suffice to notice:  'slut', 'bitch' (sometimes this is said in a quasi-neuter fashion, it must be said.  But not always).
   Ninfomaniac, bitch, easy lay, easy woman, nympho, pickup (pickup - a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships), slut, whore etc.
   Sounds like there´s a slight bias, when they name or give definitions about feminine desires and thinking.

  If there are some words positive other than hottie (to a "homerenga", it don´t come up just now in my brain).  But if there are, they are a bunch that you can count in your fingers.
  But I may be wrong, let´s wait peer comments.

  See you again. PP.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Womanizer  –  Sarah Lima  09/MAR/2009, 9:52 AM
Womanizer  –  Breckenfeld  09/MAR/2009, 11:07 AM
Womanizer  –  Johannes  09/MAR/2009, 11:40 AM
Womanizer  –  sarah Lima  09/MAR/2009, 12:33 PM
Womanizer  –  Dale/CR  09/MAR/2009, 1:38 PM
Womanizer  –  sarah Lima  09/MAR/2009, 1:56 PM
Womanizer  –  Dale/CR  09/MAR/2009, 4:18 PM
 Womanizer  –  PPAULO  09/MAR/2009, 9:57 PM
Womanizer  –  sarah Lima  10/MAR/2009, 8:47 AM
Womanizer  –  José Roberto  10/MAR/2009, 8:59 AM
Womanizer  –  sarah Lima  10/MAR/2009, 10:12 AM

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