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    What does 'Bravo' mean, please?

    I know that " Girls Bravo" is a Japanese series TV program. But I really don't know what " Bravo" means. I've looked it up, the dictionary told me it's a killer, and an approval cry... something like that. would you please explain the meaning that bravo in the " Girls Bravo"

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    Re: What does 'Bravo' mean, please?

    "Bravo" is used when you want to compliment somebody: it means the same as "Well done". It actually comes from Italian(*) and is often used when applauding musicians or singers.

    However, for the name of a Japanese TV series, it might be a waste of time trying to find out what the producers meant by it. It's just a nice-sounding English word.

    (*) If I'm not mistaken, in Italian, it means "good man" or "good boy". When addressing a woman you'd probably have to say "brava", and when congratulating an entire orchestra you'd probably have to say "bravi" -- an Italian native speaker might be able to confirm this or correct me. But of course, that would be Italian grammar, and we're speaking English here.

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    Re: What does 'Bravo' mean, please?

    Quote Originally Posted by rewboss View Post
    "Bravo" is used when you want to compliment somebody: it means the same as "Well done". It actually comes from Italian(*) and is often used when applauding musicians or singers.

    However, for the name of a Japanese TV series, it might be a waste of time trying to find out what the producers meant by it. It's just a nice-sounding English word.

    (*) If I'm not mistaken, in Italian, it means "good man" or "good boy". When addressing a woman you'd probably have to say "brava", and when congratulating an entire orchestra you'd probably have to say "bravi" -- an Italian native speaker might be able to confirm this or correct me. But of course, that would be Italian grammar, and we're speaking English here.
    You're right, rewboss.'bravo' is an adj meaning 'good'. bravo/brava and bravi/brave

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    Smile Re: What does 'Bravo' mean, please?

    BRAVO is also an Spanish word, is not necessarily Italian. It means Great, amazing, awesome. This expression is frequently used in concerts or when something is perfectly done.

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    Re: What does 'Bravo' mean, please?

    Translations for: Bravo

    Danish - bravo
    Dutch - bravo
    French - bravo
    German - bravo
    Italian - bravo
    Portuguese - bravo
    Spanish - bravo
    Swedish - bravo
    Czech - bravo
    Slovak – bravo
    Polish – brawo
    Etc.

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    Re: What does 'Bravo' mean, please?

    Thanks for Reboss's expaining. And thanks you all. have a good day, you all.
    best regards

    Vincent.

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    Re: What does 'Bravo' mean, please?

    Quote Originally Posted by vincent@20n110e View Post
    Thanks for Reboss's expaining. And thanks you all. have a good day, you all.
    best regards

    Vincent.

    Sorry for wrong spelling. Rewboss.

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