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French translation: calamus (or calamus javenis) or rotin (which is not as specific)

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20:24 Aug 5, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: pulut
Should be a textile of some sort or some sort of material (natural or otherwise). I have to find red pulut, white pulut and simply pulut.

THANKS!!!
Celine
French translation:calamus (or calamus javenis) or rotin (which is not as specific)
Explanation:
Pulut is a category of rattan from which they make baskets or furniture. Here is a quote, taken from the site below: "According to the Provincial Office of the Department of Industry and Commerce there are 137 rattan species in East Kalimantan and from these only 11 commercial types are widely traded (Nasution, 1998). The 11 species are Calamus manan (Manau), C. scipionum (Semambu), C. snaps (Tohiti), C. trachycoleus (Jahab), C. javenis (pulut), C. caerasius (Sega), Jelayan, C. optimus (Sele-tup), Sabutan, Daemonorops sparsiflora (Kotok) and Botet. However, a larger num-ber of uncommercial rattan species is widely used by the interior Dayak people for many traditional purposes. " (http://www.csf.or.id/rattan.html)

In French, we seem to use the latin term "calamus", or palmier a rotin (rattan in English) For example: "Les rotins sont des palmiers lianescents principalement représentés en Asie du Sud-Est (genre calamus et autres). Le commerce mondial du rotin, sous forme de produit brut (canne) ou fini (meubles), représente un chiffre d'affaires annuel de plus de 5 milliards de dollars US" (http://www.europarl.eu.int/dg7/forest/fr/s3-1-3.htm), or : (Quel est rotin? Le rotin est une " vigne " qui vient d'une paume s'élevante appelée Calamus; également connu comme paume de rotin." (http://www.inprofurniture.com/francais/quel_est_rotin.htm)

Hope this helps.
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Louise Atfield
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An excellent answer. I really appreciate it and it is helping me a LOT! THANKS!
Regards,
Celine
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Summary of answers provided
napulu
Christian Fournier
nacalamus (or calamus javenis) or rotin (which is not as specific)Louise Atfield
nariz collant (n m)Vincent MAELSTAF
naPulu is a fine silky woolEtienne Amblard
nacollant (adj.)Vincent MAELSTAF


  

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1 hr
collant (adj.)


Explanation:
En malais, "pulut" signifie "collant" (http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/EMV/mus_ka.htm)

"Pulut" renvoie d'ailleurs à des recettes de riz (blanc, noir...) collant :

http://www.ecst.csuchico.edu/~durian/rec/pulut-e.htm

http://www.kashrus.org/recipes/singapore/pul.html

Hope this helps though.

Vincent



Vincent MAELSTAF
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3 hrs
Pulu is a fine silky wool


Explanation:
For information:
"(1858)(Hawaiian)
Pulu is a fine yellowish silky wool obtained from the base of the leaf-stalks of the Hawaiian tree-ferns, Cibotium menseieii,C. chamissoi, and C. glaucum."

Most probably translated by the same words


    Shorter Oxford Dictionary
Etienne Amblard
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9 hrs
riz collant (n m)


Explanation:
The Oxford English Dictionary (Volume XII) donne la définition suivante :

[Mal. (padi) pulut, sticky (rice).]
In Malaysia, glutinous rice.

Riz collant en français.
Comme indiqué dans les références précédentes, il existe des recettes de pulut à base de riz blanc, noir, etc.




    The Oxford English Dictionary
Vincent MAELSTAF
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15 hrs
calamus (or calamus javenis) or rotin (which is not as specific)


Explanation:
Pulut is a category of rattan from which they make baskets or furniture. Here is a quote, taken from the site below: "According to the Provincial Office of the Department of Industry and Commerce there are 137 rattan species in East Kalimantan and from these only 11 commercial types are widely traded (Nasution, 1998). The 11 species are Calamus manan (Manau), C. scipionum (Semambu), C. snaps (Tohiti), C. trachycoleus (Jahab), C. javenis (pulut), C. caerasius (Sega), Jelayan, C. optimus (Sele-tup), Sabutan, Daemonorops sparsiflora (Kotok) and Botet. However, a larger num-ber of uncommercial rattan species is widely used by the interior Dayak people for many traditional purposes. " (http://www.csf.or.id/rattan.html)

In French, we seem to use the latin term "calamus", or palmier a rotin (rattan in English) For example: "Les rotins sont des palmiers lianescents principalement représentés en Asie du Sud-Est (genre calamus et autres). Le commerce mondial du rotin, sous forme de produit brut (canne) ou fini (meubles), représente un chiffre d'affaires annuel de plus de 5 milliards de dollars US" (http://www.europarl.eu.int/dg7/forest/fr/s3-1-3.htm), or : (Quel est rotin? Le rotin est une " vigne " qui vient d'une paume s'élevante appelée Calamus; également connu comme paume de rotin." (http://www.inprofurniture.com/francais/quel_est_rotin.htm)

Hope this helps.


    Reference: http://www.csf.or.id/rattan.html
    Reference: http://www.dipbot.unict.it/Les%20Palmiers/Descr03.html
Louise Atfield
PRO pts in pair: 577
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An excellent answer. I really appreciate it and it is helping me a LOT! THANKS!
Regards,
Celine
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1 day5 hrs
pulu


Explanation:
According to Webster's: "hawaiian for wet - a soft elastic yellowish brown vegetable wool obtained in Hawai from the young fronds of tree furns of the genus "Cibutium" (esp. C. menziesii) and formerly exported for mattress and pillow stuffing"
Hope this helps

Christian Fournier
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