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English translation: Dumper truck

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Dutch term or phrase: motorjapanner
English translation:Dumper truck
Entered by: Dave Greatrix
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14:38 Dec 20, 2001
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: motorjapanner
Beschrijving van twee voertuigen, een soort trekkers.
sammi
Local time: 05:32
Dumper truck
Explanation:
On a construction site a "japanner" is a type of wheelbarrow. It is a large container, very low to the ground mounted on two wheels. However, you say that these are vehicles. A large motorised "wheel barrow" would be a "dumper truck"

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Note added at 2001-12-20 15:18:41 (GMT)
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also known as a tipper truck outside of UK.
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Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:32
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4 +2Dumper truck
Dave Greatrix


  

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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Dumper truck


Explanation:
On a construction site a "japanner" is a type of wheelbarrow. It is a large container, very low to the ground mounted on two wheels. However, you say that these are vehicles. A large motorised "wheel barrow" would be a "dumper truck"

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Note added at 2001-12-20 15:18:41 (GMT)
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also known as a tipper truck outside of UK.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:32
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chris Hopley: Never heard of it before, but you're right. You can rent one here: http://www.bo-rent.com/prijzen.htm. This site http://www.xs4all.nl/~rigolett/GV/a195.htm describes it as a kleine dumper
1 hr
  -> Cheers, Chris!

agree  Shilpa Dawda: dumper truck is just the word!
22 hrs
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