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English translation: Asian steppe wildcat

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French term or phrase:chat orné / chat sacré
English translation:Asian steppe wildcat
Entered by: CLS Lexi-tech
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09:00 Oct 21, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: chat orné / chat sacré
THese are two different cats, but I placed them in one query to make life easier. I am translating a book on cats and cannot find these. Would ornate cat and sacred cat be correct? The only extra context I have is that the sacred cat is from Burma.
Francesca
Asian steppe wildcat
Explanation:
for the first (felix silvestris, ornata group) see site below; there is also another English term given for the chat orne
back later with more
regards
paola l m
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naBurma sacred cat
CLS Lexi-tech
naAsian steppe wildcat
CLS Lexi-tech


  

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40 mins
Asian steppe wildcat


Explanation:
for the first (felix silvestris, ornata group) see site below; there is also another English term given for the chat orne
back later with more
regards
paola l m



    Reference: http://lynx.uio.no/catfolk/ornata01.htm
CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 09:21
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45 mins
Burma sacred cat


Explanation:
URL: birman.net/other.html

Other names
English: Asiatic steppe wildcat, Asiatic desert wildcat
French: chat sauvage d’Asie, chat orné
German: Steppenkatze
Spanish: gato silvestre, gato montés
As to the first cat (felis, not felix, I should not presume it is a happy cat!)see also
http://m1.aol.com/cattrust/indes.htm

regards
paola l m



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