Definitions for veldvɛlt, fɛlt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the open country, bearing grass, bushes, or shrubs, or thinly forested, characteristic of parts of S Africa.
Origin of veld:
1795–1805; < Afrik < D: field
elevated open grassland in southern Africa
The open pasture land of South Africa.
Origin: From obsolete veldt (now veld), from fulþuz ( > English field).
The term veld, sometimes anachronistically spelled veldt in English, is a generic term used to define certain wide open rural spaces of Southern Africa. It is used in particular to refer to flatter areas or districts covered in grass or low scrub, especially in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. A certain sub-tropical woodland ecoregion of Southern Africa has been officially defined as the Bushveld by the World Wide Fund for Nature. Wildfires are common in the veld and are referred to as "veld fires".
Translations for veld
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a piece of land enclosed for growing crops, keeping animals etc
Our house is surrounded by fields.
- land; akker; landeryeAfrikaans
- campoPortuguese (BR)
- das FeldGerman
- põld, nurmEstonian
- lauks; tīrumsLatvian
- jorde,åker, engNorwegian
- ميدان، ډګر، دباندې، بېر، بيديا ورشو،مځكه، سيمه، ساحه.Pashto
- äng, hageSwedish
- tarla, otlak, meraTurkish
- 農田，牧場Chinese (Trad.)
- چراگاہ ، کھیتی کے لۓ احاطہUrdu
- đồng ruộngVietnamese
- 农田，牧场Chinese (Simp.)
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