(fwd) Translation resources for permac. related terms

Michael Burns burns at panix.com
Wed Jun 27 14:12:50 EDT 2001


If I recall correctly from the weeks I spent constructing "sanjas" in
Guatemala is that this is the word for "swales."

swale = sanja

lflondon at mindspring.com wrote:
> 
> On 27 Jun 2001 05:45:48 -0700, in alt.permaculture
> kiaikidobcn at yahoo.com (antonio) wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> I am into the task of translating some permaculture and related topics
> from english into spanish and I am looking for on-line (or not)
> resources
> to help me translate specific terms which are often used in
> permaculture
> design. Does anyone know of any good permaculture book which has been
> translated
> into Spanish or Italian?
> 
> In the meantime can anyone help me out with a couple of terms?
> Basically I have found that terms such as "swale" don't even exist
> both in english (on line or not) dictionaries and in english-spanish
> dictionaries.
> 
> Then, what's a Midym Green? and what about a Lily Pily? I found these
> two terms
> in an article's picture about Crystal Waters, representing parts of
> what I suppose is a permaculture design.
> 
> Any help would be appreciated
> All the best
> 
> Antonio
> 
> L.F.London ICQ#27930345 lflondon at mindspring.com
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