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01:41 Aug 24, 2007
Vietnamese to English translations [PRO]
Agriculture / agriculture
Vietnamese term or phrase: rau diếp cá
Có các bác nào biết tên tiếng anh của loại rau này không ạ? giúp em với,
"rau diếp cá"
dragonrider
Local time: 01:54


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5 +1Lizard tailHo Thanh Dang
5 +1Houttuynia
ReliableQuality
5Hottuynia cordata
Lys Nguyen
4 +1Houttuynia cordata Thunb or Chameleon, heartleaf
Mai Tran
4fishwort
Trang
4heartleaf or lizardtail
Pham Hoa Hiep


  

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heartleaf or lizardtail


Explanation:
Tên latin là houttuynia cordata

Pls consult http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houttuynia

Pham Hoa Hiep
Vietnam
Local time: 01:54
Native speaker of: Native in VietnameseVietnamese
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Houttuynia cordata Thunb or Chameleon, heartleaf


Explanation:
rau diếp cá, ngoài Bắc còn gọi là ra giấp cá đúng không ? (xin xem bài VNExpress)

giấp cá= tên khoa học là Houttuynia cordata Thunb (chi/ genus)
Saururaceae (họ/family)
= tên thông dụng là heartleaf, chameleon plant, or
giap ca (see the link belowfrom U of Connecticut)



    Reference: http://www.vnexpress.net/Vietnam/Suc-khoe/2005/06/3B9DE3E0/
    Reference: http://florawww.eeb.uconn.edu/acc_num/198501450.html
Mai Tran
Local time: 10:54
Native speaker of: Native in VietnameseVietnamese, Native in EnglishEnglish

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agree  Ba Nguyen Thi Thu
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Houttuynia


Explanation:
a kind of vegetables is very good for your health.

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Note added at 5 hrs (2007-08-24 07:24:41 GMT)
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Please note that "rau giấp cá" is different from "rau diếp cá". "Diếp cá" leaf is smaller and not a mint like "giấp cá"

ReliableQuality
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:54
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in VietnameseVietnamese

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agree  Phong Le: I don't know, but in Lac Viet dictionary and some webpage
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fishwort


Explanation:
herbal names are always difficult to translate because if it doesn't grow in target language- speaking countries then people address it with different name.
The Vietnamese name indicate its fish (ca') smell. In culinary term it would be referred to Fishwort.


    Reference: http://www.uni-graz.at/~katzer/engl/Hout_cor.html
Trang
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Lizard tail


Explanation:
Lizard tail is a common name for Rau giap ca or rau giep ca (depend on the local speaker in Vietnam- Northern Vietnamese says rau giep ca / Central and southern Vietnamese says rau giap ca.

Ho Thanh Dang
Local time: 05:24
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Native speaker of: Native in VietnameseVietnamese

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agree  Hoa Bich Nguyen
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