Red

Afrikaans translation: rooi

13:12 Jan 12, 2004
English to Afrikaans translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary / Colour
English term or phrase: Red
South African
Catrin
Afrikaans translation:rooi
Explanation:
The language "Afrikaans" is not the only South African language, however. For a list of other South African languages, try the referenced web site.
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Samuel Murray
Netherlands
Local time: 22:39
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5 +2rooi
Samuel Murray


  

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rooi


Explanation:
The language "Afrikaans" is not the only South African language, however. For a list of other South African languages, try the referenced web site.


    Reference: http://www.languages.web.za/
Samuel Murray
Netherlands
Local time: 22:39
Native speaker of: Native in AfrikaansAfrikaans
PRO pts in pair: 166
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agree  senin
18 hrs

agree  Will Matter: correct for two reasons, none of the other 11 official languages has a word that even resembles this word that means "red" and "rooibos" (the tea) provides a clue for those in the know. Even Dutch helps. Think about it.
14 days
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