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21:22 Jul 10, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Real Estate
Spanish term or phrase: Miliareas
From a transfer of land document from Puerto Rico - "Lote de terreno con una cabida superficial de 4.5977 cuerdas, iguales a 1 hectarea, 80 areas, 70 centiareas, y 75 miliareas."
Bret
Local time: 23:48
English translation:milliares
Explanation:
Units of area
* are
* Multiples and submultiples:
o centiare
o deciare
o hectare
o milliare
...
* hectare

http://www.fact-archive.com/dictionary/Wiktionary_Appendix:W...



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Note added at 50 mins (2008-07-10 22:13:25 GMT)
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are: A metric unit of surface area (symbol a) equal to 100 square metres.
http://www.fact-archive.com/dictionary/Are

A "hectare" = 100 ares, a "centiare" = 1/100 are, and a "milliare" is 1/1000 of an are.

In total, they have:
1 hectarea, 80 areas, 70 centiareas, y 75 miliareas
= 100 ares plus 80 ares plus 70/100 ares plus 75/1000 ares
= 100 ares plus 80 ares plus 7/10 ares plus 75/1000 ares
= 100 + 80 + 0.7 + 0.075 ares
= 180.775 ares
= 1.80775 hectares

I think it would be much more straightforward to translate the entire phrase "1 hectarea, 80 areas, 70 centiareas, y 75 miliareas" as just 1.80775 hectares.

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-07-10 22:29:35 GMT)
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We can also check the math, comparing cuerdas and hectares. The "cuerda" is a unit which may be defined differently in different countries; in Puerto Rico, one definition I found is:

1 hectárea = 2.5443 cuerdas
WORD DOC! http://www.colegiodeagronomos.com/anuario/ANUARIO ESTAD-STIC...

But this is probably rounded slightly. Other sources round even more, giving 2.5 or 2.6 cuerdas per hectare.

Using the more precise figure and multiplying 2.5443 x 1.80775 we get 4.599458. This is reasonably close to 4.5977 used in the text, providing further confirmation that 1.80775 hectares = "1 hectarea, 80 areas, 70 centiareas, y 75 miliareas".

To translate the whole phrase "4.5977 cuerdas, iguales a 1 hectarea, 80 areas, 70 centiareas, y 75 miliareas" I would keep the original measurements for the cuerdas, and combine the metric units into hectares: "4.5977 cuerdas, equal to 1.80775 hectares."
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Donald Scott Alexander
Local time: 05:48
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milliares


Explanation:
Units of area
* are
* Multiples and submultiples:
o centiare
o deciare
o hectare
o milliare
...
* hectare

http://www.fact-archive.com/dictionary/Wiktionary_Appendix:W...



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Note added at 50 mins (2008-07-10 22:13:25 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

are: A metric unit of surface area (symbol a) equal to 100 square metres.
http://www.fact-archive.com/dictionary/Are

A "hectare" = 100 ares, a "centiare" = 1/100 are, and a "milliare" is 1/1000 of an are.

In total, they have:
1 hectarea, 80 areas, 70 centiareas, y 75 miliareas
= 100 ares plus 80 ares plus 70/100 ares plus 75/1000 ares
= 100 ares plus 80 ares plus 7/10 ares plus 75/1000 ares
= 100 + 80 + 0.7 + 0.075 ares
= 180.775 ares
= 1.80775 hectares

I think it would be much more straightforward to translate the entire phrase "1 hectarea, 80 areas, 70 centiareas, y 75 miliareas" as just 1.80775 hectares.

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-07-10 22:29:35 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

We can also check the math, comparing cuerdas and hectares. The "cuerda" is a unit which may be defined differently in different countries; in Puerto Rico, one definition I found is:

1 hectárea = 2.5443 cuerdas
WORD DOC! http://www.colegiodeagronomos.com/anuario/ANUARIO ESTAD-STIC...

But this is probably rounded slightly. Other sources round even more, giving 2.5 or 2.6 cuerdas per hectare.

Using the more precise figure and multiplying 2.5443 x 1.80775 we get 4.599458. This is reasonably close to 4.5977 used in the text, providing further confirmation that 1.80775 hectares = "1 hectarea, 80 areas, 70 centiareas, y 75 miliareas".

To translate the whole phrase "4.5977 cuerdas, iguales a 1 hectarea, 80 areas, 70 centiareas, y 75 miliareas" I would keep the original measurements for the cuerdas, and combine the metric units into hectares: "4.5977 cuerdas, equal to 1.80775 hectares."


Donald Scott Alexander
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