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Frauenachter

English translation: women's eight

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German term or phrase:Frauenachter
English translation:women's eight
Entered by: Hilary Davies Shelby
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14:41 Jul 4, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Sports / Fitness / Recreation / rowing
German term or phrase: Frauenachter
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"Frau X qualifiziert sich über den riemenzweier für den frauenachter". Does anyone know what a Frauenachter is?

Thanks very much!

Hilary.
Hilary Davies Shelby
United States
Local time: 15:48
women's eight
Explanation:
springs to mind, but not an expert .....
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jerrie
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:48
Grading comment
brilliant, thank you all!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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2 +4women's eight
jerrie


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +4
women's eight


Explanation:
springs to mind, but not an expert .....

jerrie
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:48
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
brilliant, thank you all!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxFrancis Lee: Funny. Before seeing the context, I'd've understood the term as the opposite of a misogynist!
5 mins
  -> ;-))

agree  vic voskuil: :-)
16 mins

agree  Cilian O'Tuama: bremst auch für Frauen :-)
32 mins

agree  Diana Loos: My first though was exactly the same as Francis'!!
18 hrs
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