Bankirai

French translation: bankiraï

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English term or phrase:bankirai
French translation:bankiraï
Entered by: Brigitte Gendebien
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18:49 Aug 6, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Bankirai
Should be a material, plant, tree/wood, etc. Not necessarily in English as a base language as I cannot find this word anywhere... But it HAS to exist!!
Thanks for any help!
Celine
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bankiraï (ou bankirai)
Explanation:
Bois dur exotique provenant d'Indonésie, imputrescible, de couleur miel, utilisé pour decks, terrasses, parquets ...
(http://www.caraes-bois.com/lavie/tablocar.htm)

Voir photo : http://www.cimage-ltd.com/indo.html
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Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 02:52
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Excellent answer and provided website references that are very valuable.
Thanks!
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Summary of answers provided
nabankiraï (ou bankirai)
Brigitte Gendebien
naBankiraï
Christian Fournier
naBankirai
Telesforo Fernandez


  

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7 hrs
Bankirai


Explanation:
It is tropical type of a wood used for construction purposes. It is also called Bankiraj in Frecnh also.
SEE THE TEXT BELOW FROM A SITE :
Bois exotiques pour constructions hydrauliques, azobé, tali, bankirai..,defenses de quai, tunages,
palplanches, passerelles, portes d'ecluse

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 06:22
PRO pts in pair: 122
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7 hrs
Bankiraï


Explanation:
BANKIRAÏ (Selangan Batu)
Bois de coeur brun. Aubier peu distinct 2 à 8 cm. Grain fin. Fil droit ou contrefilé.
Bon courage pour le reste
Christian



    Reference: http://www.cimage-ltd.com/indo.html
Christian Fournier
France
Local time: 02:52
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 2141
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8 hrs
bankiraï (ou bankirai)


Explanation:
Bois dur exotique provenant d'Indonésie, imputrescible, de couleur miel, utilisé pour decks, terrasses, parquets ...
(http://www.caraes-bois.com/lavie/tablocar.htm)

Voir photo : http://www.cimage-ltd.com/indo.html



    Reference: http://www.demoulinjardins.com/Allees.htm
    Reference: http://www.buildingonline.be/main/boe/frsbn72.htm
Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 02:52
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 755
Grading comment
Excellent answer and provided website references that are very valuable.
Thanks!
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