zwaner

English translation: To joke

10:34 Aug 9, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
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French term or phrase: zwaner
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Ben Herman
English translation:To joke
Explanation:
Hello,

This is a francophone word. Mainly used in Belgium it means "to joke" or "to mess around".

Good luck with the rest of the translation.
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To joke


Explanation:
Hello,

This is a francophone word. Mainly used in Belgium it means "to joke" or "to mess around".

Good luck with the rest of the translation.

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Explanation:
the Larousse Grand Dictionnaire Francais-Anglais spells this word "zwanzer" (with two Z's) in the verb form ("to joke"), and gives "zwanze" as the noun ("joke"), attributing both words to Belgian usage.

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