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Dutch translation: bold, daring, audacious, enterprising

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06:01 May 27, 2001
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: stout
I was told that my last name "Stout" in Dutch means that "I did something that I am not supposed to" I am looking for some kind of word for word translaltion.
Thank You
Joe Stout
Joe Stout
Dutch translation:bold, daring, audacious, enterprising
Explanation:
Hi,

Apart from naughty, stout has also a more positive meaning. Your namesake Karel de Stoute for instance wasn't naughty (or maybe he was too :) but bold; he is known as Charles the Bold in English.
So take your pick: Joe Naughty or Joe the Bold :))

Carla
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Carla Zwanenberg
Netherlands
Local time: 08:23
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The extra info was kinda neat to receive.

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Summary of answers provided
nabold, daring, audacious, enterprising
Carla Zwanenberg
naondeugend (in English naughty)xxxH. Bosma


  

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9 mins
ondeugend (in English naughty)


Explanation:
The word 'stout'in Dutch is usually used for the naughty behaviour of children. Hope this is useful.



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xxxH. Bosma
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bold, daring, audacious, enterprising


Explanation:
Hi,

Apart from naughty, stout has also a more positive meaning. Your namesake Karel de Stoute for instance wasn't naughty (or maybe he was too :) but bold; he is known as Charles the Bold in English.
So take your pick: Joe Naughty or Joe the Bold :))

Carla


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Carla Zwanenberg
Netherlands
Local time: 08:23
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 317
Grading comment
The extra info was kinda neat to receive.

Thanks
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