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English translation: mellow

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French term or phrase:pépère
English translation:mellow
Entered by: Stephanie Mitchel
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22:27 Mar 15, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: pépère
Snow...board...ing...
Phrase: Son domaine est le freeride "balade" et le carving ppre.
low-key? back-country? easy-does-it?
Thanks...
Stephanie Mitchel
United States
Local time: 08:36
Easy-Carving / easy all round carving (vs. race carving)
Explanation:
(All the above are found on the Internet Snowboarding sites.)

un pépère is / can be a grandpa

BUT
pépère (adj) = uneventful, quiet, cushy, easy, easy-going

SEE:
Glisse extrême ou ski pépère
Easy Carving. Fun Carving. Super Carving
Selected response from:

Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 14:36
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Summary of answers provided
nalaid back, easy,nickw
napotterashiq mangel
naleisurelyJudd Swezey
nacomment on suggestionsLAC
naEasy-Carving / easy all round carving (vs. race carving)Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
nagrampa
Lucien Marcelet


  

Answers


10 mins
grampa


Explanation:
as in old man


    used to call my grampa by that name, seems suitable in context
Lucien Marcelet
PRO pts in pair: 24

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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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1 hr
Easy-Carving / easy all round carving (vs. race carving)


Explanation:
(All the above are found on the Internet Snowboarding sites.)

un pépère is / can be a grandpa

BUT
pépère (adj) = uneventful, quiet, cushy, easy, easy-going

SEE:
Glisse extrême ou ski pépère
Easy Carving. Fun Carving. Super Carving


    Internet
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 14:36
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 187

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Nikki Scott-Despaigne

LAC
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3 hrs
comment on suggestions


Explanation:
arobb's suggestions seem excellent... I can't think of anything more helpful BUT your own suggestion of "easy-does-it" seems best of all to me. Just an opinion.

LAC
United States
Local time: 07:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 45
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6 hrs
leisurely


Explanation:
I like your "easy-does-it" too, but "leisurely" seems to me to be a bit less folksy, pithier.

Judd Swezey
France
Local time: 14:36
PRO pts in pair: 28

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Fuad Yahya
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7 hrs
laid back, easy,


Explanation:
suggests what an experienced skier would do

nickw
Local time: 14:36
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8 hrs
potter


Explanation:
In French pépère (as a French man, I call my grandfather pépère !!!!) comes from grand-père (i.e grandfather) thus gving the picture of going slow. As Arrob rightly mentionned it cushy, quiet. I just want to add another English world that illustrates the picture: potter



    own knowledge
ashiq mangel
Pakistan
Local time: 18:36
PRO pts in pair: 30
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