Roaring Forties

Swedish translation: roaring forties

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English term or phrase:Roaring Forties
Swedish translation:roaring forties
Entered by: Perry Svensson

12:10 Feb 23, 2007
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime / Winds
English term or phrase: Roaring Forties
The Roaring Forties is a name given, especially by sailors, to the latitudes between 40°S and 50°S, so called because of the boisterous and prevailing westerly winds. These winds are due to the Coriolis effect.
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roaring forties
Explanation:
I've been sailing for decades in Sweden, and as far as I know, the English term is used in Swedish. I know I have never heard a Swedish name for it.
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Perry Svensson
Taiwan
Local time: 01:34
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roaring forties
roaring forties


Explanation:
I've been sailing for decades in Sweden, and as far as I know, the English term is used in Swedish. I know I have never heard a Swedish name for it.

Perry Svensson
Taiwan
Local time: 01:34
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 2
Grading comment
Tack!

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agree  finntranslat (X): right. you CANNOT translate placenames like this
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agree  Lennart Helgesson
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agree  Lars Jelking: Men använd namnversalisering. Och sätt uttrycket inom citationstecken för att inte blanda ihop det med popgruppen med samma namn.
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