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French translation: vertugadin, vertugale

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English term or phrase:farthingale
French translation:vertugadin, vertugale
Entered by: Pauline Côté
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06:52 Aug 3, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: farthingale
the document concerns women's undergarments in the 16th century.
As a translation, I propose "verdugale" or "vertugadin"... What do you think?
Thanks
Maude
Local time: 13:45
vertugadin, vertugale
Explanation:
Le Termium donne les choix suivants:

- vertugadin
- vertugale
- vertugade

"Contexte - Mode espagnole de la fin du XVe s. introduite en France au XVIe s. Jupon de grosse toile tendue sur de gros fils de fer qui soutenait les jupes. (vertugadin en entonnoir) Au buste
triangulaire long, [...] on ajoute en un temps le vertugadin,
ustensile d'osier puis de cercles de fer, qui remplaça sous Henri
III, un bourrelet matelassé, et qui devint aussi envahissant qu'une
roue de carrosse. (Le costume, pourquoi et comment, 1967, p. 35). "

As you see both your answers are correct.

HTH
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Pauline Côté
Canada
Local time: 07:45
Grading comment
Thanks for the details... Always helpful.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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navertugadin, vertugalePauline Côté
naVertugadin is correct.xxxrnoel


  

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4 mins
Vertugadin is correct.


Explanation:
In my Harraps/Collins/Robert.

xxxrnoel
PRO pts in pair: 33
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9 mins
vertugadin, vertugale


Explanation:
Le Termium donne les choix suivants:

- vertugadin
- vertugale
- vertugade

"Contexte - Mode espagnole de la fin du XVe s. introduite en France au XVIe s. Jupon de grosse toile tendue sur de gros fils de fer qui soutenait les jupes. (vertugadin en entonnoir) Au buste
triangulaire long, [...] on ajoute en un temps le vertugadin,
ustensile d'osier puis de cercles de fer, qui remplaça sous Henri
III, un bourrelet matelassé, et qui devint aussi envahissant qu'une
roue de carrosse. (Le costume, pourquoi et comment, 1967, p. 35). "

As you see both your answers are correct.

HTH


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Pauline Côté
Canada
Local time: 07:45
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 88
Grading comment
Thanks for the details... Always helpful.
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