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tarpsie

Dutch translation: dropsy?

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07:41 Dec 10, 2003
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: tarpsie
Dit komy uit een kinderverhaal in Amerikaans Engels en het gaat om grootmoeders natuurmiddeltjes tegen allerlei kwaaltjes: Remedies everything from tarpsie to the mange.
Marc Kuypers
Local time: 00:26
Dutch translation:dropsy?
Explanation:
Het lijkt fonetisch wel wat op dropsy, oftewel waterzucht, een ziekte waar je nooit meer wat over hoort. Maar in oma's tijd wellicht nog wel!
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Jan Willem Reitsma
Local time: 00:26
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dropsy?


Explanation:
Het lijkt fonetisch wel wat op dropsy, oftewel waterzucht, een ziekte waar je nooit meer wat over hoort. Maar in oma's tijd wellicht nog wel!

Jan Willem Reitsma
Local time: 00:26
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
Hartelijk bedankt

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gerard de Noord: goed gevonden
1 hr

agree  Kate Hudson: What a good response! And given the type of problem it causes it would certainly be something that might have been treated with a home remedy! Well done, Sherlock Holmes!
2 hrs

agree  Mirjam Bonne-Nollen
19 hrs

agree  Julia Thompson
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