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20:55 Nov 22, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: tezontle
Heredera del nombre que los mercedarios dieron a su templo y convento en 1602, La Merced es ícono de una época que se escribió con arcilla y tezontle, en el corazón de una ciudad acuática.
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English translation:tezontle
Explanation:
Forgot to say that I wouldn't translate it but would include a bracketed explanation in English: tezontle (volcanic rock). This word is just too beautiful not to use it in the English text. Cheers :)
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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 15:49
Grading comment
Thanks. Beautiful word, I agree.
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natezontlexxxPaul Roige
navolcanic rockxxxPaul Roige


  

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5 hrs
volcanic rock


Explanation:
Used for building. Cheers :)


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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 15:49
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 442
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5 hrs
tezontle


Explanation:
Forgot to say that I wouldn't translate it but would include a bracketed explanation in English: tezontle (volcanic rock). This word is just too beautiful not to use it in the English text. Cheers :)

xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 15:49
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 442
Grading comment
Thanks. Beautiful word, I agree.
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