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English translation: Boers

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17:12 Mar 5, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: buren
Buren is my name. Want to know the meaning?
robin toburen
English translation:Boers
Explanation:
Buren are the descendants of the first dutch and german settlers in South Africa.
The word seems to be related to the german Bauer. Try dutch.
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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 19:44
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Thank you very much for your help. The dutch word for buren is neighbor. I now hope to get the translation in Hebrew to what the letters represent. I failed to mention previously that the name was derived from settling in the town of Buren, Germany. Thanks again.
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naNeighbour(s)
Sven Petersson
naBoersUschi (Ursula) Walke


  

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1 hr
Boers


Explanation:
Buren are the descendants of the first dutch and german settlers in South Africa.
The word seems to be related to the german Bauer. Try dutch.


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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 19:44
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 492
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your help. The dutch word for buren is neighbor. I now hope to get the translation in Hebrew to what the letters represent. I failed to mention previously that the name was derived from settling in the town of Buren, Germany. Thanks again.
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5 hrs
Neighbour(s)


Explanation:
Yes, it's Dutch.
No, it's not an alternative spelling of "boeren".


    van Dale + seven years in the Netherlands and eleven in the Republic of South Africa.
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 10:44
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1628
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