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hairiest cob

11:09 Apr 17, 2005
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: hairiest cob
But watch the commonest, hairiest cob on a frosty or windy day when something spooks him and you might well see him offer steps of passage.
mireille_r


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3 +1lastigste cob (cob doorgaans onvertaald)
Evert DELOOF-SYS
3sterk/ruw behaarde werkpaard
11thmuse


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lastigste cob (cob doorgaans onvertaald)


Explanation:
Met 'hairiest' wordt hier m.i. niet het paard met de dikste vacht bedoeld, wel het lastigste (slang).
Cob mag je m.i. onvertaald laten; iets kleiner dan een gewoon paard (b.v. Welsh Cob, of Irish cob) --> shet, pony, cob, paard

... De Shire is een erg veelzijdig paard, uitstekend geschikt voor het hele ...Gebruik: De hedendaagse Welsh Cob verschilt niet wezenlijk van zijn stoere ...
www.landleven.nl/dieren/paarden4.html

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 14:40
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
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Zou het woord 'lomp' hier ook kunnen?

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sterk/ruw behaarde werkpaard


Explanation:
Ik zou lekker vrij gaan vertalen. Maak het fijn "commonist". Kijk naar dat allergewoonste sterk/ruw behaarde werkpaard .....

Wordnet 2.0:
cob =
stocky short-legged harness horse

• hairy [hair·y || 'herɪ /'heər-]

bn. harig, behaard

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Zou het woord 'lomp' hier ook kunnen?
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