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11:06 Jun 18, 2001
French to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: poitrail, poitrine
Est-ce-que qq peut m'expliquer la différence entre poitrine et poitrail, ils se trouvent notamment dans la même phrase: la poitrine est applati mais le poitrail est profond?????????, parlant de l'extérieur d'un cheval.

Alle hulp welkom

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Leo te Braake | dutCHem



435 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5

Poitrine is de borstkast, Het voorste deel v/d romp, waarvan je bv de omtrek meten kunt . Poitrail is de borst, de voorzijde v/h paars beneden de hals, het lichaamsdeel dat de trekkracht overbrengt op het tuig van een trekpaard; het borsttuig zelf heet ook poitrail.

    Herkenrath / Dory, 1958
Leo te Braake | dutCHem
Local time: 18:57
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in pair: 300
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