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English translation: short (while)

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Finnish term or phrase:kotvan
English translation:short (while)
Entered by: Spencer Allman
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01:04 Mar 29, 2003
Finnish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Finnish term or phrase: kotvan
there are a few separate sourses
for this word /kotvan/ that I found.They are all contemporary -newspapers and so on.
1.se oli juossut kotvan matkaa tieta pitkin eteenpain...
2.kului kotvan aikaa ja yhtakkia kaupungin porteista...
3.lauloi kotvan,lauloi toiaen,lauloi kotvan kolmannenki...
thank you
lana alferova
short (while)
Explanation:
A while, a short moment, not lasting very long
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Spencer Allman
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:17
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3 +2short (while)Spencer Allman


  

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short (while)


Explanation:
A while, a short moment, not lasting very long


Spencer Allman
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 198
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Scott Horne
2 hrs

agree  Jonathan Widell: any synonym will do, mock-Kalevala style
3 hrs
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