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English translation: midge

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11:21 Mar 4, 2007
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Science - Zoology
Dutch term or phrase: knutten
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op 18 december 2006 is, vanwege de klimatologische omstandigheden en de afwezigheid van knutten, de knuttenvrije periode ingegaan voor alle beperkingsgebied. Anyone know what knutten are? TIA
Buck
Netherlands
Local time: 19:54
English translation:midge
Explanation:
here's a shot anyway, semantically knut and gnat must be related, but considering all knuts bite (female knuts anyway), probably a midge is a more useful translation
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vic voskuil
Netherlands
Local time: 19:54
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2 +2midge
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +2
midge


Explanation:
here's a shot anyway, semantically knut and gnat must be related, but considering all knuts bite (female knuts anyway), probably a midge is a more useful translation

vic voskuil
Netherlands
Local time: 19:54
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  writeaway: research is such a major part of translation work-this is easily findable with a quick look on the www.
16 mins
  -> indeed, typing the proposed answer took about as long as finding it

agree  CJG
35 mins
  -> thanks cj
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Apr 25, 2007 - Changes made by vic voskuil:
FieldOther » Science
Field (specific)Livestock / Animal Husbandry » Zoology
Mar 4, 2007 - Changes made by writeaway:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO


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