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15:38 Aug 19, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Oude
I'm tranlating a Certificate of Matriculation from Ecuador. It is signed by El Secretario and "El Director de Oude". I cannot figure out what "Oude" means. Never seen it before. Thanks for any help. Ida
Ida Serrano Lee
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nade Oudetuanis
nasee belowMegdalina


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1 hr
see below


Explanation:
I couldn't find Oude anywhere either. Could it possibly be the name of the school or a corporation? In that case it would remain the same, of course.

Hope this is of some help! SUERTE!

Megdalina
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5 hrs
de Oude


Explanation:
In Dutch "de oude" literally means "the old one" or "the old man".
But when you say " Meneer de Oude " or " Dr. de Oude" it is a last name i.e. " Mr de Oude" or " Dr. de Oude" respectively. So, possibly, el Director de Oude is simply the directors name.

On the Dutch website given below, you will find - at the very bottom of the web page mention of a Mr. de Oude who, coincidentally, is also involved in education.
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/5317/walburgleraar.html

A long shot but a good shot, no lo crees?
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    Reference: http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/5317/walburgleraar.htm
tuanis
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