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English translation: icelandic horse/pony

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19:13 Feb 10, 2009
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Contract(s)
Swedish term or phrase: islandshäst
Det gäller ett kontrakt för försäljning av en islandshäst. Vad är det korrekta engelska namnet?
Inger Brandt
Local time: 11:03
English translation:icelandic horse/pony
Explanation:
It can be called a horse or a pony.
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Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 10:03
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4 +5icelandic horse/pony
Diarmuid Kennan


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
icelandic horse/pony


Explanation:
It can be called a horse or a pony.

Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 10:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 26
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jochen König: "However, in most places, the breed is considered a 'horse' and to call it a 'pony' is likely to offend many breeders." Says Wiki.
4 mins

agree  Kristina Thorne
13 mins

agree  Charles Ek: I would use only "Icelandic horse" for this breed. The "pony" appellation seems to be used only to redirect Internet searches. The Google results limited to sites originating in Iceland show an overwhelming preference for "horse."
29 mins

agree  George Hopkins: Capital I.
2 hrs

agree  Michele Fauble
3 hrs
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