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Spanish translation: trenzado a la usanza jamaiquina

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English term or phrase:dread-locked
Spanish translation:trenzado a la usanza jamaiquina
Entered by: Carmen Hernaiz
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15:25 Nov 14, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: dread-locked
"...in the center of the square, dread-locked heads bobbed up and down in a Grateful Dead-esque dance."

No consigo dar con un término adecuado para dread-locked en español. ¿Alguna idea?
Saludos a todos, y gracias.
Carmen Hernaiz
Spain
Local time: 01:51
trenzado a la usanza jamaiquina
Explanation:
..en el centro de la plaza, las cabezas trenzadas a la usanza jamaiquina subian y bajaban al son de de una danza a lo Grateful Dead.

Dreadlocks is the hair style favored by the Jamaican Rastafarians,,,and adopted my many white American "deadheads".
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George Rabel
Local time: 19:51
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trenzado a la usanza jamaiquina


Explanation:
..en el centro de la plaza, las cabezas trenzadas a la usanza jamaiquina subian y bajaban al son de de una danza a lo Grateful Dead.

Dreadlocks is the hair style favored by the Jamaican Rastafarians,,,and adopted my many white American "deadheads".

George Rabel
Local time: 19:51
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 3538
Grading comment
Muchas gracias por tu ayuda!
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18 mins
con dreadlocks


Explanation:
A Google search on "dreadlocks" limited to Spanish pages gives 170 hits. Incidentally, they are not braids, just the result of ceasing to comb or wash the hair.

xxxJon Zuber
PRO pts in pair: 83
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