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18:39 Mar 5, 2002
Catalan to English translations [PRO]
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Catalan term or phrase: persianes corredisses i enrotllables als laterals
Are these vertical blinds?

"El conjunt de la fusteria de tota la casa d’El Capricho és d’una qualitat extraordinària, tant per la qualitat de la fusta (que ha sobreviscut els anys de la debacle) com pel disseny de portes i porticons, finestres i finestrons, arrambadors, enteixinats, **persianes corredisses i enrotllables als laterals*** de la finestra..."
xxxJon Zuber
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Summary of answers provided
5vertical blindsscheibge
4possibly....
Berni Armstrong
2side roller (sliding) blindsxxxPaul Roige


  

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possibly....


Explanation:
They are certainly blinds that slide, like sliding doors. The others are roller blinds, but trust Gaudí to find a way to make them roll up to the side, rahter than the logical up and down motion of standard blinds :-)

Berni Armstrong
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side roller (sliding) blinds


Explanation:
Sort of guessing...I can't hardly imagine it but then that's usually the case with Gaudi, gotta see it... That's my bet. Side roller blinds feature often in cars, guess system is similar. How does that sound? :-)

xxxPaul Roige
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vertical blinds


Explanation:
your guess is correct my friend....the other types of blinds would be venetian or shutters which are definitely not what youa re talking about

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