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12:52 Jul 9, 2008
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English to Tagalog translations [PRO]
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.) / Shoes
English term or phrase: Bamboo wedge heel
listed as one of the shoe descriptions

TIA.
Leny Vargas
France
Local time: 00:53
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Summary of answers provided
4malapad na takong na yari sa kawayan
Ria Holmgeirsson
4takong na gawa sa kawayanunica
4patatsulok na takong na yari ng kawayanLily Waters
3takong na yari sa balâ
dencruise


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33 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
bamboo wedge heel
takong na yari sa balâ


Explanation:
I can't find a single-word Tagalog equivalent of "bamboo wedge". In Bicol, it is "balâ".

dencruise
Philippines
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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
bamboo wedge heel
patatsulok na takong na yari ng kawayan


Explanation:
OR patatsulok na tabas ng takong na yari ng kawayan

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Note added at 41 mins (2008-07-09 13:33:57 GMT)
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wedge is a piece of metal, wood, rubber etc with a pointed edge at one end and a wide edge at the other

Lily Waters
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38 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
bamboo wedge heel
takong na gawa sa kawayan


Explanation:
This is the closest translation I can give since we use "wedge" also.

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Note added at 3 hrs (2008-07-09 16:30:29 GMT)
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I think we do not have a translation for "wedge". If I were to describe a bamboo wedge heel such as: http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://i3.iofferphoto... I will simply use "takong na gawa/yari sa kawayan".

unica
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8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
bamboo wedge heel
malapad na takong na yari sa kawayan


Explanation:


Ria Holmgeirsson
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