bampa

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Venetian fiama?”

Noun[edit]

bampa f

  1. (Sette Comuni) flame
    'S machet söon zégan bénne de bampa khrabelt süssen in prenten un lèkhet in póodom 'me habane, bada bénne zé lüunt un prönnet de hòizar bon èrmen lòiten, dénne machetze gòilan un sittaran bon bòrte.
    It is a beautiful sight when the flames crawl among the embers of the hearth and lick the bottom of the cauldron, but when they howl and burn the homes of the poor, they can make you cry and tremble in terror.

References[edit]

  • “bampa” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo