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dunas em forma “Cif”

English translation: sharp dunes

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09:55 Aug 4, 2006
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Environment & Ecology
Portuguese term or phrase: dunas em forma “Cif”
Em áreas mais críticas do litoral sul, existem amplas áreas de estepe e deserto, com predominância de dunas em forma “Cif” chegando a ter altura superior a 10 m. (This is referring to Angola, by the way)
Any ideas - I am stuck! thanks (o:
Jane Ashford
Local time: 04:53
English translation:sharp dunes
Explanation:
I believe this should be the better translation, based on the cleaning shape product. The base is large and the top is small, like a cone.
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Cristiane Gomes
Brazil
Local time: 00:53
Grading comment
Obrigada, Cristiane!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +3sharp dunes
Cristiane Gomes


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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
sharp dunes


Explanation:
I believe this should be the better translation, based on the cleaning shape product. The base is large and the top is small, like a cone.

Cristiane Gomes
Brazil
Local time: 00:53
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Obrigada, Cristiane!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  rhandler: Bela sacada!
1 hr

agree  suesimons: Or cone-shaped perhaps.
1 hr

agree  Henrique Magalhaes
2 hrs
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