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foner balear

English translation: balearic slinger

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04:06 Jul 12, 2001
Catalan to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Catalan term or phrase: foner balear
seen on statue in gardens of cathedral in Palma Mallorca. This statue was the original for the awards for the World folk dance festival competition
piers rutter
English translation:balearic slinger
Explanation:
You can see a picture at the second reference.

Good luck!
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Luis Crespo
Local time: 19:09
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na +2balearic slingerLuis Crespo
na -1Balearic slingsmanxxxJon Zuber


  

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26 mins peer agreement (net): +2
balearic slinger


Explanation:
You can see a picture at the second reference.

Good luck!


    Reference: http://www.wargame.com/britannia/ancient/carth.html
    Reference: http://www.navigatorminiatures.com/carthage2.htm
Luis Crespo
Local time: 19:09
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 10
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxPaul Roige
1 day 5 hrs

agree  Sheila Hardie
200 days
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1 hr peer agreement (net): -1
Balearic slingsman


Explanation:
"Slingsman" sounds better. While correct, "slinger" sounds too much like "swinger", which refers to a promiscuous person. Note also that "Balearic" is capitalized.

xxxJon Zuber
PRO pts in pair: 110

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Heathcliff: Good ear, Jon!
32 mins

disagree  Berni Armstrong: I cannot find any ref. to this word. Man with a sling?
22 hrs
  -> It's in the OED. Can also be spelled "slingman".

disagree  xxxPaul Roige: (stone-)slinger works perfectly fine
1 day 4 hrs
  -> There's more to working than conveying the meaning.
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