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13:03 May 31, 2001
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: south

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nazomaar verdwijnen
Marijke Mayer
Berry Prinsen
nazuidenCarole Reade-Kentros



8 mins

south = zuiden

    none needed !
Carole Reade-Kentros
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17 mins

It all depends on the context. If a wind direction is meant you use zuiden if you talk about the south of a country you say Zuid-Afrika or Zuid-Amerika.
To the south of=ten zuiden van.
Hope this all helps.

    van Dale Dictionary English-Dutch
Berry Prinsen
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11 hrs
zomaar verdwijnen

There is also an American expression saying a person 'has gone south', it means he has inexplicably disappeared.

Tina, we really need context to be able to help you properly. And please reward the person answering your question the KudoZ, otherwise you will be prompted to do so at a later stage. As the word 'south' is almost too simple, I suspect you were joking and just put any word to see if anything would happen. If this is the case I wish you'd 'disappear south' as we are caring professionals, trying to help each other out with more intricate questions.
Marijke Mayer

    Chapman's American slang, Harper Collins
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