Dutch translation: meer

00:03 Nov 12, 2005
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: lake
inland body of water
Dutch translation:meer
sea would be zee
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sea would be zee

Local time: 19:30
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agree  Benny Raemaekers: absolutely correct
43 mins

agree  writeaway: as easily found in any dictionary. It's Dutch, not just a term used in Belgium. there is NO "Flemish" on Eurodicatom so why list that as reference?
1 hr

agree  Henk Peelen: In French it's lac, In Dutch you find the place names Hoevelaken and Leek with the same lake/lac-stem
7 hrs

agree  Tony Vandenborn: Absolutely agree with writeaway... When will that ridiculous difference between Dutch and Flemish ever stop ?
8 hrs

agree  Antoinette Verburg
9 hrs

agree  123xyz (X): agree, of course. Such an easy question!
10 hrs

agree  Paul Peeraerts
11 hrs

agree  Bram Starink
11 hrs

agree  Anthony Michils: niet meer en niet minder ;-)
12 hrs

agree  HannaTheuwen: debbie, please buy a dictionary or use one of the online tools e.g.
13 hrs

agree  Hester Eymers
14 hrs

agree  Liesbeth Huijer
2 days 7 hrs
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