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Hebrew translation: Crocodile - taneen תנין

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07:48 Jan 28, 2002
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: crocodile
I looking for the word meaning the animal crocodile when spoken in Hebrew. The time period / age of the word can date back to the spelling or pronuncition of 2000 years ago.
Lee Ledbetter
Hebrew translation:Crocodile - taneen תנין
Explanation:
Crocodile in Hebrew is "taneen" and spelled תנין.

Good luck :)

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Note added at 2002-01-28 07:54:20 (GMT)
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It is also possible to say \"krokodeel\" in Hebrew (spelled קרוקודיל)
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Suzan
United States
Local time: 14:07
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5 +3Crocodile - taneen תנין
Suzan


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Crocodile - taneen תנין


Explanation:
Crocodile in Hebrew is "taneen" and spelled תנין.

Good luck :)

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Note added at 2002-01-28 07:54:20 (GMT)
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It is also possible to say \"krokodeel\" in Hebrew (spelled קרוקודיל)


    Native Hebrew speaker
Suzan
United States
Local time: 14:07
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in pair: 84
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sue Goldian: I like taneen better than krokodeel, and I never smile at either of them :-)
35 mins
  -> Thanks, Sue :-)

agree  John Kinory: No need to say krokodeel - taneen is the Hebrew
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Yoni. :)

agree  Simon Charass
19 hrs
  -> Thanks, Simon :)
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