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English translation: timpani/kettledrum(s)

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Swedish term or phrase:en puka, pukor
English translation:timpani/kettledrum(s)
Entered by: Lisa Lloyd
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11:21 Nov 29, 2004
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - History / essay on artillery
Swedish term or phrase: en puka - pukor
an artillery piece
Natalia Kreczmar
Local time: 17:26
a kettle-drum
Explanation:
:o)

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Note added at 1 min (2004-11-29 11:22:30 GMT)
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plural: kettle-drums

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Note added at 2 mins (2004-11-29 11:23:44 GMT)
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or kettledrum/kettledrums
alt. timpani
Selected response from:

Lisa Lloyd
Local time: 16:26
Grading comment
Thank you, not knowing this word, and finding it together with cannons I thought it was a kind of artillery piece.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +5a kettle-drum
Lisa Lloyd


  

Answers


0 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
a kettle-drum


Explanation:
:o)

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Note added at 1 min (2004-11-29 11:22:30 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

plural: kettle-drums

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Note added at 2 mins (2004-11-29 11:23:44 GMT)
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or kettledrum/kettledrums
alt. timpani

Lisa Lloyd
Local time: 16:26
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you, not knowing this word, and finding it together with cannons I thought it was a kind of artillery piece.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson
11 mins
  -> Tack så mycket!

agree  Mårten Sandberg: men knappast "an artillery piece", snarast ackompanjerande militärtrummor
51 mins
  -> cheers

agree  Mario Marcolin
1 hr
  -> cheers

agree  Kathy Saranpa
7 hrs
  -> cheers

agree  ojinaga
8 hrs
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