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Ratiritiralla

English translation: Crunch! Crunch!

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Finnish term or phrase:Ratiritiralla
English translation:Crunch! Crunch!
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22:02 Oct 25, 2002
Finnish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Finnish term or phrase: Ratiritiralla
Ratiritiralla tuli talven halla
sol
Crunch, crunch!
Explanation:
"Ratiritiralla tuli talven halla"
"Crunch! Crunch! Winter frost has come!"

"Ratiritiralla" is onomatopoeia for the sound made by a melting sheet of ice. "Jää ritisi ja ratisi uhkaavasti" = "The ice cracked and grated alarmingly".

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Desmond O'Rourke
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Local time: 18:02
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5 +2Crunch, crunch!
Desmond O'Rourke


  

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Crunch, crunch!


Explanation:
"Ratiritiralla tuli talven halla"
"Crunch! Crunch! Winter frost has come!"

"Ratiritiralla" is onomatopoeia for the sound made by a melting sheet of ice. "Jää ritisi ja ratisi uhkaavasti" = "The ice cracked and grated alarmingly".

www.finnishtrans.com

Desmond O'Rourke
United States
Local time: 18:02
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PRO pts in pair: 767
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Thank you this helped a lot.

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agree  sinib: The words are actually the first line of a children's song.
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