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English translation: weeping willow

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Chinese term or phrase:垂柳
English translation:weeping willow
Entered by: Stefanie Sendelbach
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11:52 Jun 29, 2004
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Chinese term or phrase: The chinese means 垂柳 and english translation is willow trees,am i right?
The translation form my english tourist guide book and about a scenary of description ,It is a kind of tree and always bend head,have small green leaves ,long brands, special in china.It is a beautiful landscape if along a river! but i don't konw is it right if translate it into willow tree?if you have some more suitabe description , please show us,thank you!
1982Hilary
Local time: 03:06
(weeping) willow
Explanation:
Hi Hilary,

Please take a look at the links below. You were right, the tree is called willow (or weeping willow). The botanical name is Salix babylonica.

The first link has explanations in Chinese, the second link is in English.
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Stefanie Sendelbach
Germany
Local time: 22:06
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the chinese means 垂柳 and english translation is willow trees,am i right?
(weeping) willow


Explanation:
Hi Hilary,

Please take a look at the links below. You were right, the tree is called willow (or weeping willow). The botanical name is Salix babylonica.

The first link has explanations in Chinese, the second link is in English.


    Reference: http://www.hfcas.ac.cn/tuanw/tree/chuiliu/chuiliu.htm
    Reference: http://www.wellesley.edu/Activities/homepage/web/Species/pwi...
Stefanie Sendelbach
Germany
Local time: 22:06
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Denyce Seow: "Weeping willow" - http://www.comefromchina.com/newbbs/archive/topic/237455-1.h...
19 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  Shang
52 mins

agree  Ozethai
6 hrs

agree  chica nueva: weeping willow (外研社"汉英词典) Salix babylonica (辞海:农业分册)
8 hrs

agree  Lu Zou
11 hrs

agree  Edward LIU
17 hrs
  -> Thanks, everybody.

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
2 days6 hrs

agree  Chinoise: You are welcome!:-)
6 days
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