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happy sankranti

German translation: frohes sankranti-fest.

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English term or phrase: happy sankranti
German translation:frohes sankranti-fest.
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12:53 Jan 12, 2002
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: happy sankranti
wish to send festival greetings
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Frohes Sankranti-fest
Explanation:
Ich wünsche Ihnen/Dir ein frohes Sankranti-fest. If you want to explain Sankranti to someone from Germany, for example, you could tell them it is similar to das Erntedankfest (thanksgiving). You would use Ihnen if the person is not a relative or close friend and Dir if the person is a close friend or child.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 15:19
Grading comment
vielen dank,herr metzger.
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4 +3Frohes Sankranti-fest
Kim Metzger


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Frohes Sankranti-fest


Explanation:
Ich wünsche Ihnen/Dir ein frohes Sankranti-fest. If you want to explain Sankranti to someone from Germany, for example, you could tell them it is similar to das Erntedankfest (thanksgiving). You would use Ihnen if the person is not a relative or close friend and Dir if the person is a close friend or child.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 15:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2598
Grading comment
vielen dank,herr metzger.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Geri Linda Metterle: Perfect answer!
2 hrs

agree  xxxlefki
5 hrs

agree  Ulla Haufe: only Fest is a noun, therefore Sankranti-Fest
5 hrs
  -> Thank you Ulla. Sankranti-Fest.
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