.... säumen .....

English translation: line / border

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German term or phrase:säumen
English translation:line / border
Entered by: Mary Worby

11:54 Aug 26, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: .... säumen .....
Zahlreiche Inseln und Buchten säumen das glasklare Meer.
DjuDju
... line ...
Explanation:
The clear glass-like see is lined with numerous islands and bays.

Or

Numerous islands and bays line the crystal clear sea.

HTH

Mary
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Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:44
Grading comment
I like this one most:

The cleae glass-like see .......

Great!!!!! Many thanks!!!

4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
na +2line
Kim Metzger
na +1... line ...
Mary Worby
naIslands and creeks border the crystal clear sea.
Maya Jurt
nathe edge of..., line the...,
Klaus Dorn (X)
nahem, border or edge
Theodore Quester


  

Answers


5 mins peer agreement (net): +2
line


Explanation:
Numerous islands and bays line the crystal clear sea.


    Langenscheidt Muret-Sanders
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 05:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 21896

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mary Worby: I swear I didn't copy you, Kim!
3 mins
  -> I'm faasst!

agree  Roland Grefer
57 mins
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6 mins peer agreement (net): +1
... line ...


Explanation:
The clear glass-like see is lined with numerous islands and bays.

Or

Numerous islands and bays line the crystal clear sea.

HTH

Mary


    experience
Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2770
Grading comment
I like this one most:

The cleae glass-like see .......

Great!!!!! Many thanks!!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Roland Grefer
56 mins
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6 mins
the edge of..., line the...,


Explanation:
The clear ocean is lined with numerous islands and bays.

Alternatively:

The edge of the clear ocean consists of numerous islands and bays.

Klaus Dorn (X)
Local time: 13:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 1514
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7 mins
hem, border or edge


Explanation:
....border the glass-clear sea?
... edge the glass-clear sea?
... hem in the glass-clear sea.
hope this helps



Theodore Quester
United States
Local time: 06:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 16
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7 mins
Islands and creeks border the crystal clear sea.


Explanation:
Border is the verb for 'säumen'. But the sentence does not make sense. Islands don't border the sea. I think you shoudl rewrite that sentence.


Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 12:44
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 545
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