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"donker brood"

English translation: dark bread

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Dutch term or phrase:\"donker brood\"
English translation:dark bread
Entered by: Serge Wolff
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15:59 Apr 22, 2013
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Food & Drink / translation of a menu
Dutch term or phrase: "donker brood"
Context van de menukaart (lunchgerecht): ZALM, donker brood met ambachtelijk gerookte zalm en kruidendressing
Serge Wolff
Netherlands
Local time: 15:32
dark bread
Explanation:
dark bread


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Note added at 3 min (2013-04-22 16:03:33 GMT)
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My breakfast consisted of a piece of heavy, dark bread.
Mijn ontbijt bestond uit een stuk zwaar, donker brood.

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LogosART
Croatia
Local time: 15:32
Grading comment
Thank you all for helping me out. I think "dark bread" is the most general and thus safest translation of all.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +4brown bread
Michael Beijer
4 +3dark bread
LogosART
5 +1dark rye bread
WiardS
4 +1multigrain bread or dark bread
Nora Pruyser


Discussion entries: 3





  

Answers


2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
dark bread


Explanation:
dark bread


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Note added at 3 min (2013-04-22 16:03:33 GMT)
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My breakfast consisted of a piece of heavy, dark bread.
Mijn ontbijt bestond uit een stuk zwaar, donker brood.



LogosART
Croatia
Local time: 15:32
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you all for helping me out. I think "dark bread" is the most general and thus safest translation of all.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marjolein Snippe
12 mins
  -> Bedankt voor uw respons! Groetjes!

agree  David Walker: Could be almost any type of whole grain or rye bread so this would be the best description.
18 mins
  -> Thanks for your agreement and additional information! Greetings!

agree  Barend van Zadelhoff: Agree with David
4 hrs
  -> OK! Bedankt voor uw reactie! Mvg!

neutral  Tony M: But that's just not very natural or common in English!
1 day4 hrs
  -> Ok! Now it's up to you to prove your statement! Greetings!
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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
donker brood
brown bread


Explanation:
I would keep it simple.

Michael Beijer
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:32
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Francina
7 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  writeaway: I wondered if anyone would get to the actual translation. simple and even correct. After all, dunkles Brot in German is brown bread in English.
1 hr
  -> Thanks!

agree  Daniel Gray
4 hrs
  -> Thanks!

agree  EdithK
11 hrs
  -> Thanks Edith!

disagree  WiardS: I do not agree, that would be brown bread in english, or wholemeal at a pinch. Dark refers to the rye (and possibly malt) content that gives the bread a dark appearance.
19 hrs

agree  Tony M: This would be the only simple, idiomatic solution in EN, without lengthier explanations (out of place in a menu)
1 day3 hrs
  -> Thanks Tony!
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54 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
dark rye bread


Explanation:
Dark bread tends to be rye bread and is indicated as such in english. The reference is random, but you can find many more on the web. Rye is best (by far) with Salmon. This is most likely what the text refers to.

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Another reference : http://www.tassal.com.au/premium-smoked-salmon-with-dark-rye...


    Reference: http://mydanishkitchen.com/2013/01/14/rugbrod-dark-rye-bread...
WiardS
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:32
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  writeaway: agree that rye would taste nice but it's not the correct translation, despite all the confidence posted. rye is rogge. donker brood is not made exclusively with rye flour /sadder still, I also know these things.
1 hr
  -> I disagree. Donker brood always contains rogge, otherwise it is bruin of volkoren. It's sad but I know these things...

agree  Tina Vonhof: Sometimes called 'pumpernickel bread'. It is often made with a combination of rye and wheat.
6 hrs

neutral  Tony M: Even if it were 'pumpernickel', then I wouldn't call it 'dark'; in fact, if that's REALLY what it is, then 'pumpernickel' would have been the best translation.
1 day3 hrs
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
multigrain bread or dark bread


Explanation:
Donker brood, "dark bread" would imply that it's either a multigrain or wholegrain bread. Unfortunately, sometimes they add burned malt to the dough to give it the dark and healthy look.
I think if you use dark bread it would do the trick.

Nora Pruyser
Local time: 15:32
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  WiardS: It's a cheat, though, it should contain rye.
16 mins

neutral  Tony M: Couldn't agree with 'dark bread' — whatever the composition, we just wouldn't call it that in EN.
1 day1 hr
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