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06:49 Oct 29, 2007
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Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / description of patio area after landslide
Norwegian term or phrase: rad (in this context)
Following a landslide, this is part of a description of the property affected:
Gårdsplassen ut mot skråningen er fylt opp mot en enkelt *rad* med stor stein, disse står nå på toppen av en ca 2 m høy raskant som har utviklet seg de siste ukene.
Don't get it, lack of knowledge, etc. - advice very much appreciated.
Helen Johnson
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:25
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4 +2row
Hilde Granlund
4tierCorin Elliott


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
row


Explanation:
The property is lined with a row of big stones, that now sits on top of the slope left by the landslide.
Or a line of big stones perhaps, but I think a row sounds better.

Hilde Granlund
Norway
Local time: 01:25
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Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian

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agree  brigidm
1 day2 hrs

agree  Corin Elliott
1 day4 hrs
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1 day6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
tier


Explanation:
Another option--as in a tier of stones.

Corin Elliott
Local time: 16:25
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Native speaker of: Native in English Middle (ca.1100-1500)English Middle (ca.1100-1500)
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