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English translation: silky (silkies au pluriel)

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French term or phrase:Nègre-soie
English translation:silky (silkies au pluriel)
Entered by: Catherine CHAUVIN
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17:28 Feb 22, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Livestock / Animal Husbandry / Animaux d'ornement
French term or phrase: Nègre-soie
C'est une poule de barbarie, qui a un plumage blanc proche du duvet. La peau est noire, De très bonnes couveuses, et très décoratives. De petite taille et très faciles à domestiquer.
Catherine CHAUVIN
France
Local time: 18:13
silky (silkies au pluriel)
Explanation:
Tapez ces mots sur Google -- "nègre-soie" et "silky" -- et vous trouverez des sites où l'on parle de l'élevage de ces poules.

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Note added at 13 minutes (2008-02-22 17:41:39 GMT)
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Voici un site en particulier : http://feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Silkies/BRKSilkies.html

et le mot Silky (Silkies) prend une majuscule au début
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Merline
Local time: 12:13
Grading comment
Great ! Thank you ! I was thinking about white hens in fact, and it appears that other grey and black species are also known as Negro soie. Thank you so much !
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Summary of answers provided
3 +8silky (silkies au pluriel)
Merline


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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +8
nègre-soie
silky (silkies au pluriel)


Explanation:
Tapez ces mots sur Google -- "nègre-soie" et "silky" -- et vous trouverez des sites où l'on parle de l'élevage de ces poules.

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Note added at 13 minutes (2008-02-22 17:41:39 GMT)
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Voici un site en particulier : http://feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Silkies/BRKSilkies.html

et le mot Silky (Silkies) prend une majuscule au début

Merline
Local time: 12:13
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Great ! Thank you ! I was thinking about white hens in fact, and it appears that other grey and black species are also known as Negro soie. Thank you so much !

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Salima Post
13 mins

agree  writeaway: Silky chicken (there is also a Silky terrier). http://www.gotpetsonline.com/silky-chicken/silky-chicken.htm...
16 mins

agree  Rachel Fell: but spelling like this, I think: black silkie - http://www.poultryclub.org/silkieclub/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silkie
1 hr
  -> Right. Thanks Rachel!

agree  Cetacea: with "silkie".
2 hrs

agree  Mary Carroll Richer LaFlèche: black silkie, black silk chicken
15 hrs

agree  B D Finch: Though my first thought was this sort of silkie: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selkie
21 hrs

agree  Dilshod Madolimov
23 hrs

agree  Patrice
1 day4 hrs
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