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English translation: Boule Lyonnaise

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French term or phrase:la longue
English translation:Boule Lyonnaise
Entered by: Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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11:33 Mar 2, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: la longue
Refers to a way of playing "boules" in Lyon. The actual text is:

Car "la longue, méthode lyonnaise", résiste plutôt bien au dynamisme envahissant de sa petite soeur "la pétanque". (The quotes are in the original text).

Thanks!
Rgaspari
United States
Local time: 00:12
"bowling à la Lyonnaise" OR "Boule Lyonnaise" (sing. or pl.)
Explanation:
boule lyonnaise et pétanque (two types of French bowling)
"Boule Lyonnaise" remains the official name in English.

SEE:
Boule Lyonnaise World Championships

SEE (from the Lyons region) :
http://www.mairie-villeurbanne.fr/Pages/english/sport/boulo....

SEE:

Confederation Mondiale des Sports de Boules
Boules is a French ball game, similar to bowls or boccie. The CSMB is essentially an umbrella organisation, which unites the three international federations governing the sport of boules:

-- Boule Lyonnaise F.I.B.: Federation Internationale de Boules (International Boules Federation);
-- Petanque F.I.P.J.P.: Federation Internationale de Petanque et -- Jeu Provencal (International Federation Of Petanque and le Jeu Provencal);

Raffle C.B.I.: Confederation Bouliste Internationale (International Confederation of Boules Players).

Recognised by the C.I.O. (Comite International Olympique), a member of the A.G.F.I.S. (Association Generale de Federations Internationales de Sports ), of the I.W.G.A. (International World Games Association) and the A.R.I.S.F. (Association of Recognised International Sports Federations ). The C.M.S.B. would like to spread the message that the sport is universal, feels duty bound to have a presence on the global communication network. This has now been accomplished and we are particularly happy about it.

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Pétanque: game of bowls of Mediterranean origine. The name comes from the expression "pé tanqués" which means "feet together".

Although pétanque is quite a new invention, the game of bowls goes back to pastimes of the highest ancient civilisations (Egypt, Greece, Rome and even ancient Gaul!). The Gauls, our ancestors, were quick to learn the game of bowls suggested by their Roman neighbours. The barbaric invasions put a stop to these futile pleasures between the 3rd and 10th century. During the crusades, people played bowls whenever they could. The Renaissance period was the "golden age" for bowls, demanding exactitude, technique and self control. Doctors of the time insisted so much on the advantages that the nobles ended up confiscating the game from the ordinary people, up until 4th August 1789 when all privileges were abolished and people were allowed to live their passions again.

Towards the end of the 18th century bowling took an important turning point. In the area around Lyon "la Lyonnaise" first appeared, wich became a sport in 1850 and the first official club was crated called "Le Clos Jouve". In 1906 "La Fédération Lyonnaise et Régionale" was founded, then in 1933 it became the "National Bowls Federation", and then the "French Federation" in 1942. During the 19th century, while the Lyons balls were rolling, the Southern Frenchmen enjoyed the "long game" ("la longue") or the "Provencial Game" which demanded the same qualities but the rules were simplified and the choice of terrain was free. It's this Provencial Game which became the reference for "la pétanque". In 1927 it was accepted and in 1945 the FFPJP was born (Fédaration Française de Pétanque et de Jeu Provencal).

http://petanque.multimania.com/page_html/uk/histoire_uk.htm
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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 09:12
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!!
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na"bowling à la Lyonnaise" OR "Boule Lyonnaise" (sing. or pl.)Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
nasee furtherAlbert Golub


  

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Explanation:
two different disciplines
petanque is played in the south of france with lighter, smaller bowls, you can play anywhere
la lyonnaise is only played in clubs, the bowls are much heavier (boule lyonnaise), and the distance is longer
hope i answered but some people can speak for hours, years about that (lyonnaise or petanque addicts!!!!!

Albert Golub
Local time: 09:12
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 359
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"bowling à la Lyonnaise" OR "Boule Lyonnaise" (sing. or pl.)


Explanation:
boule lyonnaise et pétanque (two types of French bowling)
"Boule Lyonnaise" remains the official name in English.

SEE:
Boule Lyonnaise World Championships

SEE (from the Lyons region) :
http://www.mairie-villeurbanne.fr/Pages/english/sport/boulo....

SEE:

Confederation Mondiale des Sports de Boules
Boules is a French ball game, similar to bowls or boccie. The CSMB is essentially an umbrella organisation, which unites the three international federations governing the sport of boules:

-- Boule Lyonnaise F.I.B.: Federation Internationale de Boules (International Boules Federation);
-- Petanque F.I.P.J.P.: Federation Internationale de Petanque et -- Jeu Provencal (International Federation Of Petanque and le Jeu Provencal);

Raffle C.B.I.: Confederation Bouliste Internationale (International Confederation of Boules Players).

Recognised by the C.I.O. (Comite International Olympique), a member of the A.G.F.I.S. (Association Generale de Federations Internationales de Sports ), of the I.W.G.A. (International World Games Association) and the A.R.I.S.F. (Association of Recognised International Sports Federations ). The C.M.S.B. would like to spread the message that the sport is universal, feels duty bound to have a presence on the global communication network. This has now been accomplished and we are particularly happy about it.

<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Pétanque: game of bowls of Mediterranean origine. The name comes from the expression "pé tanqués" which means "feet together".

Although pétanque is quite a new invention, the game of bowls goes back to pastimes of the highest ancient civilisations (Egypt, Greece, Rome and even ancient Gaul!). The Gauls, our ancestors, were quick to learn the game of bowls suggested by their Roman neighbours. The barbaric invasions put a stop to these futile pleasures between the 3rd and 10th century. During the crusades, people played bowls whenever they could. The Renaissance period was the "golden age" for bowls, demanding exactitude, technique and self control. Doctors of the time insisted so much on the advantages that the nobles ended up confiscating the game from the ordinary people, up until 4th August 1789 when all privileges were abolished and people were allowed to live their passions again.

Towards the end of the 18th century bowling took an important turning point. In the area around Lyon "la Lyonnaise" first appeared, wich became a sport in 1850 and the first official club was crated called "Le Clos Jouve". In 1906 "La Fédération Lyonnaise et Régionale" was founded, then in 1933 it became the "National Bowls Federation", and then the "French Federation" in 1942. During the 19th century, while the Lyons balls were rolling, the Southern Frenchmen enjoyed the "long game" ("la longue") or the "Provencial Game" which demanded the same qualities but the rules were simplified and the choice of terrain was free. It's this Provencial Game which became the reference for "la pétanque". In 1927 it was accepted and in 1945 the FFPJP was born (Fédaration Française de Pétanque et de Jeu Provencal).

http://petanque.multimania.com/page_html/uk/histoire_uk.htm


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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 09:12
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 187
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!!

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