פרוגימנסיה לנערות

02:22 Sep 20, 2014
Hebrew to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History / Radzivilov memorial book
Hebrew term or phrase: פרוגימנסיה לנערות
Does anyone know what this is?

How would I translate pro gymnasium into English?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!
Mary Jane Shubow
United States
Local time: 11:59


Summary of answers provided
4preparatory school OR junior high school
David Greenberg
4secondary school
Vere Barzilai
35th-7th grades school (Middle School)
Gad Kohenov


  

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5th-7th grades school (Middle School)


Explanation:
במזרח אירופה היה מדובר בכיתות ה' עד ז' עד כמה שידוע ל. קוראים לזה גם גימנסיה מכינה

5th-7th grades school
http://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/החינו5th-7th grades school%D7%9A_%D7%94%D7%99%D7%94%D7%95%D7%93%D7%99_%D7%91%D7%91%D7%95%D7%9C%D7%92%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%94

Gad Kohenov
Israel
Local time: 21:59
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in HebrewHebrew
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secondary school


Explanation:
I know it from German that Progymnasium is equal to the secondary school
(7th and 8th grade) בית ספר תיכון
In some countries is called Junior High School.

Example sentence(s):
  • Entering lower secondary school (the equivalent of junior high school in the ..... of students in 7th and 8th grades to just under half of the students in 9th grade.

    Reference: http://dictionary.reverso.net/german-english/Progymnasium
Vere Barzilai
Israel
Local time: 21:59
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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preparatory school OR junior high school


Explanation:
It depends on the cultural/systemic context; please see links.

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Note added at 1 day3 hrs (2014-09-21 06:20:00 GMT)
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Of course, that should have "girls'" at the beginning of the definition.


    Reference: http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/article.aspx/Panevezys
    Reference: http://www.proz.com/kudoz/german_to_english/education_pedago...
David Greenberg
Israel
Local time: 21:59
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