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02:31 Jun 25, 2004
Finnish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Fisheries / fly fishing
Finnish term or phrase: salakka
It's in the name of several Finnish streamer fly patterns.
Gary Soucie

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5 +2bleakMarkku



3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2

bleak (Alburnus alburnus)

Local time: 23:59
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Desmond O'Rourke: Since the bleak (fish) is of the minnow variety, and minnows are a lure for larger fish the word minnow would be more readily recognisable.
6 hrs

neutral  Gary Soucie: I dig your logic, but I am going with the more specific "bleak."
7 days

agree  erhirvo
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