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21:05 Jun 23, 2005
English to Afrikaans translations [PRO] Linguistics
English term or phrase:health
Hello, I´m looking for new translators in different languages. I´d like you to translate the word HEALTH intended as PHYSICAL WELL BEING in Afrikaans
Explanation: "Gesondheid" (noun)
"Gesond" (adverb and adjective)
are both used when the context refers to the state of being physically healthy - used in neutral register, for everyday use
"Gesondheid!" - "Cheers!"
"Hoe gaan dit met jou gesondheid?" - "How is your health these days?"
"Sy gesondheid gaan agteruit." - "His health is deteriorating."
is used when referring to the state of being healthy, whether it be physically (high register) or abstract (neutral & high register)
"Ek is besorgd oor sy welstand." - "I am concerned about his health."
"Het hy na my welstand verneem?" - "Did he enquire about my health?"
Mariènne Botha Local time: 08:08 Specializes in field Native speaker of: Afrikaans, English