matroos (+ achternaam)

English translation: seaman (+surname)

15:43 Nov 26, 2013
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Dutch term or phrase: matroos (+ achternaam)
In English, is it acceptable to refer to someone as Seaman Lastname? Ie, "Seaman Miller was injured during the journey"?
Emma Rault
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:54
English translation:seaman (+surname)
Explanation:
Ik denk het wel. Ik dacht eerst aan 'able seaman' maar die staan een graadje hoger in de rangschikking. :-)
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seaman (+surname)


Explanation:
Ik denk het wel. Ik dacht eerst aan 'able seaman' maar die staan een graadje hoger in de rangschikking. :-)


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaman
vivaviola
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:54
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
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agree  philgoddard: This is not really a translation question.
6 mins

agree  Barend van Zadelhoff: Ik denk het ook wel. :-)
49 mins

agree  David Walker (X)
54 mins

agree  Tina Vonhof
3 hrs
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