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noblemen from the Netherlands

French translation: nobles des Pays-Bas

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English term or phrase:noblemen from the Netherlands
French translation:nobles des Pays-Bas
Entered by: Poornima Iyengar
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03:52 Aug 20, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: noblemen from the Netherlands
It is a caption. Photograph of the years 1550-1600.
Tpp
nobles des Pays-Bas
Explanation:
or, for a caption "Nobles aux Pays-Bas".
Better than "néerlandais" because "néerlandais" referts to the language (The Netherlands/Dutch).
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Guereau
France
Local time: 06:03
Grading comment
Thanks!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2nobles des Pays-BasGuereau
nala noblesse néerlandaise
Bram Poldervaart
na"des gentilhommes des pays Bas" "des nobles des Pays Bas"yacine
na"Aristrocrates des Pays-Bas"
Poornima Iyengar
naDes nobles néerlandais
Alexandra Hague


  

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5 mins
Des nobles néerlandais


Explanation:
Hope this helps.
Personal experience in translation

Alexandra Hague
Local time: 06:03
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16 mins peer agreement (net): +2
nobles des Pays-Bas


Explanation:
or, for a caption "Nobles aux Pays-Bas".
Better than "néerlandais" because "néerlandais" referts to the language (The Netherlands/Dutch).


Guereau
France
Local time: 06:03
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 1078
Grading comment
Thanks!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Youri PIEDBOIS

agree  Nathalie Kourimsky
19 mins

disagree  Alexandra Hague: The term néerlandais does not exclusively refer to language. (Robert/Collins).
42 mins
  -> Yes, you're right

agree  Yves Georges: Both Alexandra and Frédéric are right, but this is better because there is no article before nobles
1 hr
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40 mins
"Aristrocrates des Pays-Bas"


Explanation:
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-Poornima


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Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 10:33
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40 mins
"des gentilhommes des pays Bas" "des nobles des Pays Bas"


Explanation:
I hope it will satisfy you
yacine


yacine
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1 hr
la noblesse néerlandaise


Explanation:
ou l'aristocratie néerlandaise

on utilise plutôt le terme "noblesse", "nobles" étant peu utilsé.

néerlandais est un adjectif tout à fait correct qui désigne les habitants ainsi que la langue

Bram: Néerlandais qui habite en France; Olivier: Français

Bram Poldervaart
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Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FrenchFrench
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