Translation assistance: bracciale and imprigato

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Translation assistance: bracciale and imprigato

Post by sforza » 03 Dec 2007, 18:45

Hi,

I've run into these two terms to describe the professions of two of my ancestors in Italy: bracciale and imprigato. The Garzanti Linguistica has a listing for bracciale - bracelet - but I'm not clear on what this means in the context of a profession. "Imprigato" doesn't come up at all on the Garzanti, although I'm not 100% on the spelling (although I checked several different spellings - and nothing). Does anyone know what these terms refer to? Thanks,
Michelle Sforza

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Re: Translation assistance: bracciale and imprigato

Post by Biff83 » 03 Dec 2007, 18:59

Michelle,

bracciale--laborer

could imprigato be impiegato which would be a clerk?
or possibly imprigionato?

The following from LDS is helpful.
LDS Genealogical Word List

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Re: Translation assistance: bracciale and imprigato

Post by vj » 03 Dec 2007, 19:02

Michelle,
Biff's suggestions look good :D .
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Re: Translation assistance: bracciale and imprigato

Post by sforza » 03 Dec 2007, 19:18

Thanks Biff and VJ - those translations definitely make sense.

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Re: Translation assistance: bracciale and imprigato

Post by liviomoreno » 04 Dec 2007, 07:23

The Italian words should be bracciante and impiegato, laborer and clerk.

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