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French translation: faire du patin à roues alignées

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19:10 Aug 17, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: to roller blade
This is for a child's homework assignment - an introduction to himself and his hobbies in French.
I like to rollerblade (not roller skate) - J'aime ???
We need the verb, but also, please provide the noun.
Ralph
French translation:faire du patin à roues alignées
Explanation:
Au Canada: "J'aime faire du patins à roues alignées"

"patin à roulettes": 4 wheels; 2 in the front, 2 in the back

"patins à roues alignées": rollerblade

The complete sentence would be: "J'aime faire de la planche à roulettes et du patin à roues alignées"
Selected response from:

Germaine
Canada
Local time: 14:10
Grading comment
Being Canadian, this appears to be the best answer for us to use. Thank you kindly for your assistance!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +4J'aime faire du roller
Alexandra Hague
na +2faire du patin à roues alignées
Germaine
na -1j'aime le rollerblademozway
na -2faire du patins a roulettes
Alekos Psimikakis


  

Answers


13 mins peer agreement (net): -1
j'aime le rollerblade


Explanation:
ou
J'aime faire du rollerblade.

Le terme ne se traduit pas, laisser tel quel.
Bye.


mozway
PRO pts in pair: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alexandra Hague: Or most often simply "j'aime le roller"
4 hrs

disagree  Yves Georges: rollerblade se dit roller en français
10 hrs

disagree  Germaine: se traduit
11 hrs
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41 mins peer agreement (net): -2
faire du patins a roulettes


Explanation:
"Rollerbalde" is actually a brand of roller skates. In French, the noun is "patins a roulettes", with a grave accent on the proposition "a".

Alekos Psimikakis
Local time: 21:10
Native speaker of: Greek
PRO pts in pair: 41

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Alexandra Hague: Not roller skates
4 hrs

agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: Rollerblade = roller/rollerbalde; roller skates = quad
4 hrs

disagree  Yves Georges: Nikki a raison
9 hrs

disagree  Germaine: "..à roulettes" différent de "blade"
10 hrs
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5 hrs peer agreement (net): +4
J'aime faire du roller


Explanation:
"I like to rollerblade."
Where I live in France at least, people usually just say "roller".

Alexandra Hague
Local time: 20:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 64

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne
8 mins

agree  stephie: c'est en effet ce que disent mes cousins et cousines
23 mins

agree  jgal
46 mins

agree  claudie: Dans les années 90, le patin à roulettes s'est miraculeusement transformé en "roller"...
1 hr

agree  Yves Georges: patin à roulettes a presque disparu et ne s'utilise jamais pour les patins en "ligne" (rollerbalde)
5 hrs

disagree  Germaine: voir ci-dessous
6 hrs
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11 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
faire du patin à roues alignées


Explanation:
Au Canada: "J'aime faire du patins à roues alignées"

"patin à roulettes": 4 wheels; 2 in the front, 2 in the back

"patins à roues alignées": rollerblade

The complete sentence would be: "J'aime faire de la planche à roulettes et du patin à roues alignées"

Germaine
Canada
Local time: 14:10
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 3729
Grading comment
Being Canadian, this appears to be the best answer for us to use. Thank you kindly for your assistance!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: Works in Canada, I believe. "roller" en France.
4 hrs

agree  Alexandra Hague: Another term for roller blades is "in-line skates".
7 hrs
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