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Kaponjär

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08:04 Apr 9, 2008
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History / Militaria och krig
Swedish term or phrase: Kaponjär
På land skyddades fästningen av en hästskoformad byggnad, en så kallad kaponjär.
Meadow Media
Local time: 17:06
English translation:casemate
Explanation:
Fortification near the moat to facilitate enfilade fire

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-04-09 09:09:19 GMT)
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En kaponjär är en sorts kasematt. Kommer av ordet "caponnière" (franska) som lär betyda "inhägnad där kapuner göds"

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-04-09 09:10:40 GMT)
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Jag vet inte om engelskan har ett motsvarande "ålderdomligt" ord för kasematt
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arvendal
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Local time: 16:06
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58 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
casemate


Explanation:
Fortification near the moat to facilitate enfilade fire

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-04-09 09:09:19 GMT)
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En kaponjär är en sorts kasematt. Kommer av ordet "caponnière" (franska) som lär betyda "inhägnad där kapuner göds"

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-04-09 09:10:40 GMT)
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Jag vet inte om engelskan har ett motsvarande "ålderdomligt" ord för kasematt

arvendal
Sweden
Local time: 16:06
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Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 16
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Asker: Är kasematt och kaponjär alltså samma sak?


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