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German translation: der Pirol or die Goldamsel

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English term or phrase:oriole
German translation:der Pirol or die Goldamsel
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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07:04 Nov 24, 2000
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: oriole
what is the name of this bird in German?
Joan Dobravsky
Mexico
Local time: 06:23
der Pirol or die Goldamsel
Explanation:
when referring to 'plain' oriole, you should translate it by 'der Pirol' - a golden oriole would be 'die Goldamsel', but if you're translating a American English text it might well be 'der Star' as in 'Baltimore oriole'.
Thought you should know.

My dictionaries:-)
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Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 13:23
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Summary of answers provided
nader Pirol or die Goldamsel
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naPirolruebaer
naPirol/Goldamsel
Mats Wiman


  

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48 mins
Pirol/Goldamsel


Explanation:
oriole= der Pirol/die Goldamsel


    Cassels German-English Dictionary
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 13:23
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 711
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52 mins
Pirol


Explanation:
Alle Vögel sind schon da.....


    Dictionary of Ornithology and Folk Songs
ruebaer
Local time: 12:23
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1 hr
der Pirol or die Goldamsel


Explanation:
when referring to 'plain' oriole, you should translate it by 'der Pirol' - a golden oriole would be 'die Goldamsel', but if you're translating a American English text it might well be 'der Star' as in 'Baltimore oriole'.
Thought you should know.

My dictionaries:-)

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 13:23
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 28
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