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jojoba (oil)

Russian translation: zhozhoba

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11:39 Feb 10, 2000
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: jojoba (oil)
How is "jojoba" spelled in Russian?
Ravshan Sultanov
Russian translation:zhozhoba
Explanation:
ZH as in Zhenya (Evgeni).... references can be obtained from shampoo bottles sold in Russia that claim to contain jojoba oil ingredients.. : -)
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Summary of answers provided
najojoba = жожобаDianaG
naмасло хохобы - АнkNina Schwarz
naJojoba
ruslabinc
najojobaVictor Obrisan
nazhozhobaStan Danysh
na8th letter of the Russian alphabetTatiana Neroni
naЖожоба
Andrey Tchourakov


  

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13 mins
Жожоба


Explanation:
Не склоняется.

Андрей Чураков
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Andrey Tchourakov
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18 mins
zhozhoba


Explanation:
ZH as in Zhenya (Evgeni).... references can be obtained from shampoo bottles sold in Russia that claim to contain jojoba oil ingredients.. : -)

Stan Danysh
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5 hrs
8th letter of the Russian alphabet


Explanation:
Its direct transliteration, "j" is transliterated using the 8th letter of the Russian alphabet.

Tatiana Neroni
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9 hrs
jojoba


Explanation:
A shrub or small tree of SW North America. Seeds contain valuable oil used in cosmetics

Victor Obrisan
Ukraine
Local time: 13:18
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11 hrs
Jojoba


Explanation:
A short history of jojoba in Russian can be found on the web-site http://www.hlavin.spb.ru/jojoba.htm, below.

На протяжении многих лет маслу жожобы приписывали мистическую силу. Жители пустынного района Сонора в США, где впервые было обнаружено это растение, верили в способность плодов жожобы залечивать ссадины, царапины и резанные раны на теле, активизировать рост волос. В силу этих поверий, аборигены готовили из полюбившегося им растения мази для волос и для кожи, медицинские средства и питательные массы...


    Reference: http://www.hlavin.spb.ru/jojoba.htm
ruslabinc
Local time: 12:18
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12 hrs
jojoba = жожоба


Explanation:
Масло этого растения используется в косметических продуктах. Так и остается "жожоба". Не склоняется!

DianaG
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18 hrs
масло хохобы - Анk


Explanation:
Jojoba, Simmondsia californica. A shrub adapted to the arid portions of the southwestern US and Mexico; liquid extracted from the seed may be used as a substitute for sperm oil [ho'hoba] - McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. The pronunciation used on Russian bottles is wrong. Mexico - hence [hohoba].

Масло хохобы - легко склоняется.


Nina Schwarz
United States
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