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rensk av overvannsgraft

English translation: grøft -> ditch

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08:14 Aug 26, 2002
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Norwegian term or phrase: rensk av overvannsgraft
i'm reading from a not very clear fax- 'graft' coul be 'grall'. can anyone shed any light on this?
quincey
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:40
English translation:grøft -> ditch
Explanation:
My guess is that the word should read "overvannsgrøft". The phrase would then mean something like "clearing the flood ditch"
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Eivind Lilleskjaeret
Local time: 22:40
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Summary of answers provided
3 +2grøft -> ditch
Eivind Lilleskjaeret


  

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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
grøft -> ditch


Explanation:
My guess is that the word should read "overvannsgrøft". The phrase would then mean something like "clearing the flood ditch"

Eivind Lilleskjaeret
Local time: 22:40
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 200
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Trond Ruud: Probably an overflow ditch of some kind?
2 hrs

agree  Vedis Bjørndal: I want to add the translation of "overvannsgrøft" which I found in my Ansteinsson: "open ditch".
5 hrs
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