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chédail

English translation: livestock

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French term or phrase:chédail
English translation:livestock
Entered by: Chris Collins
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08:54 Jul 19, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: chédail
In a Swiss document listing assets. There is no context, but the previous item in the list is «bétail» - if I stretch my imagination I suppose it could be goats?? Or is it just a variant of «cheptel».

I can't find it anywhere.
Chris Collins
Local time: 07:42
livestock
Explanation:
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vieux français pour cheptel
Chédel - Du latin capitale, vieux français chédail, patois romand tsèdau, patrimoine, cheptel, outillage agricole. Même étymologie, par le latin caput, tête, occitan captan, chef, pour Chetaud, Chedan, Capitaine, Capt. (30.3.97)



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http://www.favoris.ch/patronymes/patronymes_c.htm
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GILOU
France
Local time: 08:42
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Many thanks. All I've got to decide now is the difference between bétail and chédail!
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livestock


Explanation:
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Note added at 2002-07-19 09:00:34 (GMT)
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vieux français pour cheptel
Chédel - Du latin capitale, vieux français chédail, patois romand tsèdau, patrimoine, cheptel, outillage agricole. Même étymologie, par le latin caput, tête, occitan captan, chef, pour Chetaud, Chedan, Capitaine, Capt. (30.3.97)



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http://www.favoris.ch/patronymes/patronymes_c.htm

GILOU
France
Local time: 08:42
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 2482
Grading comment
Many thanks. All I've got to decide now is the difference between bétail and chédail!
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