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04:34 Jan 30, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: eine wasserreiche Region
Die Region im Norden Deutschland ist reich an Wasserläufen, wodurch das Federkleid von den dort lebenden Gänsen besonders großflockige Daunen entwickelt.
Katrien Lismont
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Summary of answers provided
naa region abundant in rivers and creeksUschi (Ursula) Walke
naa region with abundant waters
Parrot
naa fertile regionBirgit Yandle
naa region well supplied with water or rich in waterJohn Speese
naa wet region,TRANSRAPID


  

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50 mins
a wet region,


Explanation:
a region full of streams and rivers.
a region with many streams and rivers.

TRANSRAPID
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 88

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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
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53 mins
a region well supplied with water or rich in water


Explanation:
"The region in north Germany is well supplied with flowing water, causing the plumage of the local goose population to develop extra large down feathers." You could also translate wasserlaeufen as running water, water courses or watersheds.

John Speese
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1 hr
a fertile region


Explanation:
Since the geese thrive on the wealth of water and grow particularly thick down, I think fertile quite accurately expresses the sense in this context.

Birgit Yandle
Australia
Local time: 00:39
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 16

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Ulrike Lieder
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11 hrs
a region with abundant waters


Explanation:
This should answer for any kind of waters.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 15:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 315
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2 days 18 hrs
a region abundant in rivers and creeks


Explanation:
rivers, streams or watercourses. I would try to make it clear that the good geese need fresh water. North Germany is also coastal.


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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 00:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 492
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