01:00 Aug 22, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: kukri
make the kukri

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na +1Kukri
Ana and Michel
na"marque deposee de couteau"Ne pas traduire
Alexandra Hague



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Première référence
n. broad curved Gurkha knife
2nde réf
What is a Kukri?

A curved knife used by the Gurkha's (Battalion in the British army comprising largely Nepalese soldiers) symbolising achieving more together than alone

I hope it helps. The lack of context makes it hard. The second ref contains a faq.

    Reference: http://www.lineone.net/dictionaryof/difficultwords/d0007377....
    Reference: http://www.kukrisports.com/default2.htm
Ana and Michel
Local time: 01:02
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 81

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agree  mckinnc: absolutely right
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23 mins

From what I have gathered, this is a kind of knife.
a cruved knife broadening towards the point, used by the Gurkhas.
The word stays the same in French. See references below:

    Reference: http://www.lehussard.fr/liste.asp?CodeCat=ANCBLA-8-3
    Reference: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/cteuscher/liens/lie...
Alexandra Hague
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8 hrs
"marque deposee de couteau"Ne pas traduire

good luck

Local time: 01:02
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