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French translation: deux éclats d'obsidienne

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English term or phrase:obsidian
French translation:deux éclats d'obsidienne
Entered by: Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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16:24 Jun 7, 2001
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: obsidian
the eyes like two bits of obsidian with a light behind them
Alain R
Canada
Local time: 21:55
deux éclats d'obsidienne
Explanation:
PHRASÉOLOGIE :

... les Indiens ne peuvent opposer que des javelots, des massues armées d éclats d'obsidienne, des arcs et des flèches, des boucliers de bois et des tuniques ...

Les éclats d’obsidienne coupants comme des rasoirs servaient à fabriquer des
armes (pointes de flèches et de lances, lames de couteaux), des instruments ...


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Local time: 03:55
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naobsidienne
Camaxilo
naobsidian
trinidad25
nadeux éclats d'obsidienneAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.


  

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deux éclats d'obsidienne


Explanation:
PHRASÉOLOGIE :

... les Indiens ne peuvent opposer que des javelots, des massues armées d éclats d'obsidienne, des arcs et des flèches, des boucliers de bois et des tuniques ...

Les éclats d’obsidienne coupants comme des rasoirs servaient à fabriquer des
armes (pointes de flèches et de lances, lames de couteaux), des instruments ...





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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 03:55
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 497

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obsidian


Explanation:
obsidienne


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obsidienne


Explanation:
From the Latin: Obsidium, the stone after Obsianus who found this stone in Obsius, the finder of a similar stone in Ethiopia, a hard, ususally dark colored or black, volcanic glass with conchoidal fracture, often used as gemstone.

Tout à fait, la traduction, l'obsidienne est correcte.

Manuel

Camaxilo
Local time: 20:55
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 8
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