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Massaïs

English translation: Massai (people)

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French term or phrase:Massaï (peuple)
English translation:Massai (people)
Entered by: Richard Flight
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17:52 May 25, 2002
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: Massaïs
I seem to gather from Google research that this is an aboriginal tribe from Kenya and Tanzania, perhaps best known for their huge earrings. Just can't seem to find their name in English.
Richard Flight
France
Local time: 18:00
Massai
Explanation:
"The Massai believed that their rain God Ngai granted all cattle to them for safe keeping when the earth and sky split."
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Del1riuM
Local time: 18:00
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Massai


Explanation:
"The Massai believed that their rain God Ngai granted all cattle to them for safe keeping when the earth and sky split."


    Reference: http://www.iit.edu/~wallbre/lesson1.htm
Del1riuM
Local time: 18:00
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 7
Grading comment
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  irat56: ou Masaï, a cattle breeder tribe in Kenya
20 mins

agree  markmx: yes, and as not with an 's' at the end, as you indicate; but isn't the spelling 'Masai', with one middle 's'?
23 mins
  -> You're right, both can be found ; seems that "Masai" is more usual :)

agree  DPolice: Masai
32 mins

agree  Petra Winter: Masai
1 hr

agree  jkjones: only one s
3 hrs

agree  Maria Luisa Duarte
5 hrs

agree  Jane Lamb-Ruiz: Masai
23 hrs

agree  Rita Bandinelli
1 day18 hrs

agree  xxxNicola Da Si: one 's'
1 day20 hrs

agree  Theresa Pisani Moniez
2 days14 mins

agree  Mario Marcolin
2 days10 hrs

agree  sujata: Masai
2 days14 hrs
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