pretty

German translation: goldig

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English term or phrase:pretty
German translation:goldig
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06:51 Aug 27, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: pretty
Naming a German shorthaired pointer, Pretty Gretta.
Robert Everwine
"Goldie Greta"
Explanation:
If you're translating results of a competition, you should consider retaining the name in its original form, possibly supplemented with a German translation/explanation. If you're just looking for a German translation of the name of your dog, "goldig" has a variety of meanings, including "cute, fun, golden, pretty" when attributed to a person or pet.
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Roland Grefer
Local time: 11:39
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na +1Süße Greta
Kim Metzger
na"Goldie Greta"
Roland Grefer
nahübsch
Klaus Dorn


  

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4 mins
hübsch


Explanation:
Hübsche Gretta, for all I know, but do you really want to translate a name here? As far as I am aware, for pet documentation, they stay in the source language.

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 18:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 743
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Looking for a word that flows with the name Gretta
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Comment: Looking for a word that flows with the name Gretta

17 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Süße Greta


Explanation:
As Klaus says, there are many ways to translate pretty. Since it appears you're looking for a nice-sounding German name for your dog, süß (sweet) might work. Or Goldige (cute) Greta,


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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 10:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2598

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11 hrs
"Goldie Greta"


Explanation:
If you're translating results of a competition, you should consider retaining the name in its original form, possibly supplemented with a German translation/explanation. If you're just looking for a German translation of the name of your dog, "goldig" has a variety of meanings, including "cute, fun, golden, pretty" when attributed to a person or pet.

Roland Grefer
Local time: 11:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 192
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