English to Afrikaans Meaning :: stilt

Stilt :
staak
- staakstellendstelte
 

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Noun(1) a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure(2) one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground(3) long-legged three-toed wading bird of brackish marshes of Australia(4) long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons

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(1) Common species of shorebirds, such as yellowlegs, dowitchers, black-bellied plovers and ÔÇÿpeep,ÔÇÖ are often joined by pectoral, stilt and solitary sandpipers.(2) She has already been instrumental in reviving the population of another critically endangered native species, the black stilt or kaki.(3) In the southeast of the state is Inle Lake, where the Intha people live in stilt houses above the water and grow vegetables on floating gardens.(4) It is best to glaze lightly where the stilt will touch.(5) You can circumnavigate the island by kayak, search for black-necked stilts , sail small boats, and snorkel the reefs off White Bay beach.(6) On the edge I saw a few stilts and a common sandpiper.(7) As soon as Charles took one step outside the building he felt like he was balancing sensitively on a pair of stilts and his body was a thousand pounds.(8) Like most buildings in the region, these must be raised off the ground on low piles or stilts to ward off termites and rot.(9) Each year, the stilts that have been pushed over too far need to be removed, straightened and welded back into position.(10) ÔÇÿI can't remember when I got my very first pair of stilts , but I was very young, and I just went from there,ÔÇÖ she said.(11) This was, hands down the best view of stilts I have ever gotten but incredibly odd at the same time since they were in such an unnatural environment.(12) In the Adyar river, black winged stilts , three varieties of egrets and migrants such as golden plovers, sand pipers and little stints are to be found.(13) On the other side of post at the sewage pond I saw the usual black-winged stilts plus a pair of spotted redshanks and an active green sandpiper bobbing its tail as it fed along the shoreline.(14) The first, from Gillygate, would have gone over a new bridge across the Ouse, behind York Railway Station then climbed onto stilts over the railway line to The Mount.(15) The entertainers stood out from the crowd, especially the drag queen on top of an eight foot high pair of stilts .(16) There were lots of black-winged stilts , avocets, Red-wattled plover and black-headed gulls.
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1. piling ::
hei
2. pile ::
paal
3. spile ::
spil
Different Forms
stilt, stilts
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