(fwd) Translation resources for permac. related terms

German Poleo gpoleo at agctr.lsu.edu
Wed Jun 27 16:34:17 EDT 2001


Sanja, suena bien   (That sound find to me). That word is what I would use in Venezuela
too.

Michael Burns wrote:

> 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
> > www.ibiblio.org/ecolandtech  london at ibiblio.org
> >
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