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07:16 Sep 18, 2001
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: clapotis
Clapotis occurs when an incoming swell meets an obstruction like a sea wall or cliff. Incoming swells collide with the water falling back from the barrier.
Wat is de NL-term?
Linda
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Summary of answers provided
5golfslag
Renate van den Bos
4het klotsen
Bram Poldervaart
4geklotspeterver
2wals, keerwater
Carla Zwanenberg


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
golfslag


Explanation:
"Clapotis" is Frans voor golfslag/gekabbel.
Veel succes


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Renate van den Bos
Local time: 03:27
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 113
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38 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
wals, keerwater


Explanation:
Hallo Linda,

Misschien één van deze twee?

Wals. Een ronddraaiende, aan de stroming tegengestelde beweging van het water.

Keerwater. Tegenstroom die in een rivier achter een obstakel wordt gevormd.

Groeten,
Carla


    Reference: http://members.tripod.lycos.nl/lexicon_water/lexk.html
Carla Zwanenberg
Netherlands
Local time: 03:27
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 317
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
het klotsen


Explanation:
dat is de betekenins in het Frans,

Olivier, Bram

Bram Poldervaart
Local time: 03:27
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 63
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1 day 5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
geklots


Explanation:
translation by Van Dale

peterver
Local time: 02:27
PRO pts in pair: 12
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