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Negende Grensbotsing

English translation: Ninth Border Clash

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10:23 Feb 25, 2001
Afrikaans to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Afrikaans term or phrase: Negende Grensbotsing
This is Africaans. The phrase is from a thesis entitled "Die Negende Grensbotsing". I think it translates to The Ninth Frontier Collision, but I'm not sure.
Steven
English translation:Ninth Border Clash
Explanation:
Ninth in a series of clashes between race groups on say the eastern border of the Cape Province during the 19th century.
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Folio Online
South Africa
Local time: 19:25
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Thank you very much for helping me. I like your answer the best since the thesis is about the 9th Cape frontier war with the Xhosa. I do have one more question though. Can grens also mean Frontier? I like The Ninth Frontier Clash a little better. I'm just curious, but you know alot more about Afrikaans than me. Again, thanks alot for your answer. It did help me. Take Care.

Steven
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Summary of answers provided
naNinth Border Clash
Folio Online
naNinth Border Clash
Folio Online
naThe Ninth Border ConfrontationCarolbak
naThe Ninth Border Conflict
Sven Petersson


  

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6 hrs
The Ninth Border Conflict


Explanation:
Could also be:
"The Ninth Border Encounter",
if the tone should be military.

"Collision" is WRONG in this context.


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Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 18:25
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 15
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20 hrs
The Ninth Border Confrontation


Explanation:
A "botsing" is also an accident which implies bad things etc.

Confrontation is also a negative word which implies unhappiness about certain issues etc.


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Carolbak
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21 hrs
Ninth Border Clash


Explanation:
Ninth in a series of clashes between race groups on say the eastern border of the Cape Province during the 19th century.

Folio Online
South Africa
Local time: 19:25
Native speaker of: Native in AfrikaansAfrikaans, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 24
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21 hrs
Ninth Border Clash


Explanation:
Ninth in a series of clashes between race groups on say the eastern border of the Cape Province during the 19th century.

Folio Online
South Africa
Local time: 19:25
Native speaker of: Native in AfrikaansAfrikaans, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 24
Grading comment
Thank you very much for helping me. I like your answer the best since the thesis is about the 9th Cape frontier war with the Xhosa. I do have one more question though. Can grens also mean Frontier? I like The Ninth Frontier Clash a little better. I'm just curious, but you know alot more about Afrikaans than me. Again, thanks alot for your answer. It did help me. Take Care.

Steven
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