Definitions and translations for "Changeling"

Definition of Changeling

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Noun
1. In British, Irish and Scandinavian mythology, an infant of a fairy, sprite or troll that the creature has secretly exchanged for a human infant.
2. An infant secretly exchanged with another infant; swapling.
3. An organism which can change shape to mimic others.
4. A simpleton; an idiot.
5. One apt to change; a waverer.
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English - English - Changeling

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n. ugly child left by fairies in place of a pretty child (Folklore); child which is substituted for another

English - Spanish - Changeling

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s. niño cambiado por otro

English - French - Changeling

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n. enfant substitué à un autre

English - German - Changeling

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n. Wechselbalg

English - Italian - Changeling

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s. bambino sostituito furtivamente a un altro; (Folcl) bambino portato dalle fate

English - Portuguese - Changeling

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s. criança substituída por outra (fraudulentamente ou não); criança muito feia ou defeituosa deixada por fadas no lugar de outra muito bonita (Folclore)

English - Romanian - Changeling

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n. copil urât lăsat de zâne în locul celui răpit, copil pus pe ascuns în locul altui copil ce a fost furat

English - Russian - Changeling

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с. ребенок

English - Turkish - Changeling

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i. bebekken başkası ile değişmiş çocuk, perilerin değiştirdiği çocuk

English - Ukrainian - Changeling

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n. дитина: підкинута дитина, дитина: підмінена дитина, підміна: таємна підміна, зрадник, перебіжчик, мінливий: мінлива людина, недоумкуватий, дурень

English - Dutch - Changeling

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zn. wisselkind, ondergeschoven kind

English - Chinese - Changeling

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(名) 矮小丑陋的小孩; 低能儿

English - Chinese - Changeling

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(名) 矮小醜陋的小孩; 低能兒

English - Japanese - Changeling

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(名) 妖精によって可愛い子になった醜い子(昔話); 取り替えた子
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