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[*] posted on 11-5-2019 at 04:09 PM
Spanish for "fortune teller"?

The deservedly maligned "Spanish word of the day" declared the translation to be "pitonista", but translating the word back to English on Google Translate yielded "Pythoness". Google Translate's offering for "fortune teller" was "el adivino". What have others heard? Is "el brujo" too broad?

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[*] posted on 11-5-2019 at 04:44 PM

"El con artisto " ???

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[*] posted on 11-5-2019 at 04:50 PM

Quote: Originally posted by pauldavidmena  
Google Translate's offering for "fortune teller" was "el adivino".

Same here:

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[*] posted on 11-6-2019 at 10:03 AM

people that can see the future are called least here in our barrio.

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[*] posted on 11-8-2019 at 08:45 AM

"CLARIVIDENTE" Or if so inclined you can scream the way they use to do in my barrio as a kid (Tijuana): "Cierren las puertas y guarden sus ninos, ahi vienen los gitanos"... Rough translation- Shut your door and hide your children, the gypsies are coming!

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