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kleuren

English translation: colours

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Dutch term or phrase:kleuren
English translation:colours
Entered by: Cynthia Brals-Rud
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02:24 Feb 27, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Dutch term or phrase: kleuren
Thank you for your suggestions for the following:

- de kleur is meestal geel - groen tot olijfgroen

- De zaden of pitten hebben een bruin zwarte kleur

- zijn gouden opaal kleur

- XXX bestaat uit een rood geel, zat en vet vruchtvlees

- XXX heeft een donkere gele tot rode kleur / hazelnootachtige kleur

It's about plants, seeds and oils.
Thanks!
Cynthia Brals-Rud
Local time: 02:36
yellowy-green
Explanation:
Colours are quite tricky, in the sense that we tend to use 'invented' words (yellowy doesn't appear in the dictionary, but you'll hear it spoken every day).

It is usuaaly yellowy-green to olive green in colour.

The seeds and stones are brown-black in colour.

are the colour of golden opal.

xxx consists of a reddish yellow flesh/pulp

xxx is dark yellow to red in colour/the colour of hazelnut
Selected response from:

Lucy Simpson
Local time: 01:36
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nadrabFuad Yahya
nayellowish - ranging from green to olive (green) -
Madeleine van Zanten
nayellowy-green
Lucy Simpson


  

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38 mins
yellowy-green


Explanation:
Colours are quite tricky, in the sense that we tend to use 'invented' words (yellowy doesn't appear in the dictionary, but you'll hear it spoken every day).

It is usuaaly yellowy-green to olive green in colour.

The seeds and stones are brown-black in colour.

are the colour of golden opal.

xxx consists of a reddish yellow flesh/pulp

xxx is dark yellow to red in colour/the colour of hazelnut

Lucy Simpson
Local time: 01:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 117
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2 hrs
yellowish - ranging from green to olive (green) -


Explanation:
dark brown - (golden) fire opal colouring - red and yellow (orange) - - deep yellow to red - hazel colour

Just some suggestions!

Madeleine van Zanten
Switzerland
Local time: 02:36
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 64
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10 hrs
drab


Explanation:
It is approximately the color of the background of this web page.

Fuad

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Note added at 1559 days (2005-06-05 05:27:18 GMT) Post-grading
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It is approximately the color of the background of this web page as it was on Feb 27, 2001, when this question was posted. It has since changed several times.

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 18
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