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English translation: kierpce (hard-soled leather moccasins)

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Polish term or phrase:kierpce
English translation:kierpce (hard-soled leather moccasins)
Entered by: greyfruit
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21:22 Mar 7, 2007
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Folklore / mountain people traditional outfit
Polish term or phrase: kierpce
chodzi mi tu o buty noszone przez podhalańską grupę etniczną
greyfruit
kierpce (hard-soled leather moccasins)
Explanation:
Word for word from Stanisławski.
According to this site:
http://tinyurl.com/2kgppw

Oxford PWN gives: a shoe traditionally worn by Polish highlanders
Stanisławski: moccasins (of Tatra mountaineers)
e-bay: Polish mountaineers shoes - kierpce

http://tinyurl.com/2r88oj (more sites in English which refer to the shoes)

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Note added at 19 mins (2007-03-07 21:41:57 GMT)
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Sorry - at the top - I forgot to delete 'word for word from Stanisławski' - it shouldn't be there. My apologies.

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Note added at 2 hrs (2007-03-08 00:03:10 GMT) Post-grading
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My pleasure :-)
Selected response from:

Caryl Swift
Poland
Local time: 14:51
Grading comment
thank you again! It's one more time you save my life!
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2 +1kierpce (hard-soled leather moccasins)
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kierpce (hard-soled leather moccasins)


Explanation:
Word for word from Stanisławski.
According to this site:
http://tinyurl.com/2kgppw

Oxford PWN gives: a shoe traditionally worn by Polish highlanders
Stanisławski: moccasins (of Tatra mountaineers)
e-bay: Polish mountaineers shoes - kierpce

http://tinyurl.com/2r88oj (more sites in English which refer to the shoes)

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Note added at 19 mins (2007-03-07 21:41:57 GMT)
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Sorry - at the top - I forgot to delete 'word for word from Stanisławski' - it shouldn't be there. My apologies.

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Note added at 2 hrs (2007-03-08 00:03:10 GMT) Post-grading
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My pleasure :-)

Caryl Swift
Poland
Local time: 14:51
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 15
Grading comment
thank you again! It's one more time you save my life!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rafal Korycinski
47 mins
  -> Thank you :-)
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