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English translation: admiral blue/dark blue/navy blue

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German term or phrase:admiral
English translation:admiral blue/dark blue/navy blue
Entered by: Hilary Davies Shelby
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11:40 Jun 16, 2005
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Other / colour?
German term or phrase: admiral
Another question from the sales presentation:

"Bleiben Sie bei schwarz oder doch lieber bei
admiral?"

I'm assuming it's a colour, but which one? I've never heard this before!
Hilary Davies Shelby
United States
Local time: 20:34
admiral blue
Explanation:
Admiralblau in German. A dark blue.

Here's an example: http://www.liftchair.com/admiral_blue_fabric_large_text.htm
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Stefanie Sendelbach
Germany
Local time: 03:34
Grading comment
Great, thanks very much! I'm going to go with "dark blue" - I don't think it matters and it covers navy/admiral/everything ;-)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +3admiral blue
Stefanie Sendelbach


  

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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
admiral blue


Explanation:
Admiralblau in German. A dark blue.

Here's an example: http://www.liftchair.com/admiral_blue_fabric_large_text.htm

Stefanie Sendelbach
Germany
Local time: 03:34
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 9
Grading comment
Great, thanks very much! I'm going to go with "dark blue" - I don't think it matters and it covers navy/admiral/everything ;-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  aykon
9 mins

agree  writeaway: navy blue in English?/thanks-I was only asking out of curiosity (am hopeless when it comes to colours [and typing]). great ref!
19 mins
  -> There seems to be a difference between navy and admiral: http://www.knitknackshop.com/tamm.yarns.html

agree  jccantrell: Never heard of 'admiral blue' in the USA, but navy blue for sure.
2 hrs
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