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18:12 Sep 6, 2000
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: kriel laars
The origin of the name Kriellaars - are the roots kriel and laars? and what woudl this literally translate to or what was the nature of the origin of the name

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naSmall boot
Martijn Naarding



10 hrs
Small boot

I understand this is a family name? If so, it is definitely not a very commmon one.
The word "kriel" is not very common, but is used in some word compounds to say something is rather small. Just "kriel" could mean something like midget or little 'un.
"Laars" schould be translated with boot.


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Martijn Naarding
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