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21:58 Nov 17, 2008
Pashto (Pushto) to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science - Food & Drink / fruits and vegetable
Pashto (Pushto) term or phrase: locat
I want to know the english term for this fruit which is very common in Pakistan . Locat
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Summary of answers provided
5Loquat
Subhan Fakhrizada
4Eriobotrya japonica or Japanese plum (Loquat)Ellen Kraus
4loquatKen Cox
3 +1Loquat
Mark Nathan


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Loquat


Explanation:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loquat

Mark Nathan
France
Local time: 12:22
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Notes to answerer
Asker: thankyou I think you are right . Just don't know where to get this fruit.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Claire Cox
1 hr
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
loquat


Explanation:
see e.g.

Common name: Loquat, Japanese Plum
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... peel the loquats by blanching.
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Ken Cox
Local time: 12:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Eriobotrya japonica or Japanese plum (Loquat)


Explanation:
The loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) is a fruit tree in the subfamily Maloideae of the family Rosaceae, indigenous to southeastern China. ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loquat -

Ellen Kraus
Austria
Local time: 12:22
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Loquat


Explanation:
as a native speaker of Pashto language, i am pretty confident the furuit called loqat in Pakistan and Afghanistan, is the one we know as Loquat.


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Note added at 6 days (2008-11-24 17:20:44 GMT)
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Yes, you this is the most common term in Afghanistan and Pakistan, to ask for/buy this fruit.
in Arabic script, it is written as لوکات



Subhan Fakhrizada
Canada
Local time: 06:22
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in Pashto (Pushto)Pashto (Pushto), Native in DariDari
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you ,is this a common term to buy this fruit?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Tony M: Surely a simple 'agree' to the two earlier identical answers would have been more courteous?
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Nov 17, 2008 - Changes made by Kim Metzger:
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