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English translation: the East Asian Tigers

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German term or phrase:"Tiger" - Ostasiaten
English translation:the East Asian Tigers
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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04:52 Oct 15, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: "Tiger"
Die "Tiger" [= hier Bezeichnung für Ostasiaten] erreichten bis 1996 im Schnitt jährliche Zuwachsraten von acht Prozent.

Does there exist a similar expression for people from Eastern Asia in English??
Carola Auer
Yes, the East Asian Tigers
Explanation:
'East Asian Tigers' like Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Hongkong...

Go to e.g.:

www.ncpa.org/pi/internat/april97d.html

HTH

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Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 20:25
Grading comment
Many thanks for your prompt and very helpful answer!

Best regards
Carola Auer
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naTiger economies
Natalie Grassmann
naAsian tiger
Dr. Sahib Bleher
naYes, the East Asian Tigers
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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8 mins
Yes, the East Asian Tigers


Explanation:
'East Asian Tigers' like Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Hongkong...

Go to e.g.:

www.ncpa.org/pi/internat/april97d.html

HTH




    Reference: http://www.ncpa.org/pi/internat/april97d.html
Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 20:25
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 148
Grading comment
Many thanks for your prompt and very helpful answer!

Best regards
Carola Auer

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cauer
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9 mins
Asian tiger


Explanation:
Yes, the term Asian tiger is also in use in English. For examples, see URLs below.


    Reference: http://www.foodfirst.org/pubs/backgrdrs/1998/s98v5n1.html
    Reference: http://www.expressindia.com/fe/daily/19971119/32355113.html
Dr. Sahib Bleher
Local time: 19:25
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 219

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cauer
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1 hr
Tiger economies


Explanation:
The Asian Tigers is a short form of the original phrase of Tiger Economies, the fierce, upcoming economies in Asia - just in case this fits into your text any better...

Natalie Grassmann
Italy
Local time: 20:25
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 54

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