americké brambory

English translation: (fried) potato wedges

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Czech term or phrase:americké brambory
English translation:(fried) potato wedges
Entered by: Dylan Edwards

12:16 Jun 26, 2012
Czech to English translations [PRO]
Food & Drink
Czech term or phrase: americké brambory
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Potato wedges? Are they fried, roast or baked, or can they be any of these?
Dylan Edwards
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:18
(fried) potato wedges
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http://hotel-tommy.com/pool/novinka_priloha_74.pdf
http://www.penzionhurikan.cz/index.php?cat=0&page=listek

and many others, of course

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sometimes they write "american potatoes" but that is really quite vague

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http://www.fodors.com/world/europe/czech-republic/prague/fea...

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http://www.cooks.com/rec/doc/0,1828,148181-251192,00.html

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Dylan, as to you question, more often than not, they are fried or deep-fried or oven-fried, of course there are variations.
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Hannah Geiger
United States
Local time: 06:18
Grading comment
Thank you!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +6(fried) potato wedges
Hannah Geiger


Discussion entries: 13





  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
(fried) potato wedges


Explanation:
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Note added at 6 mins (2012-06-26 12:22:44 GMT)
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http://hotel-tommy.com/pool/novinka_priloha_74.pdf
http://www.penzionhurikan.cz/index.php?cat=0&page=listek

and many others, of course

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Note added at 7 mins (2012-06-26 12:23:57 GMT)
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sometimes they write "american potatoes" but that is really quite vague

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Note added at 10 mins (2012-06-26 12:26:54 GMT)
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http://www.fodors.com/world/europe/czech-republic/prague/fea...

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Note added at 22 mins (2012-06-26 12:39:17 GMT)
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http://www.cooks.com/rec/doc/0,1828,148181-251192,00.html

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Note added at 25 mins (2012-06-26 12:41:26 GMT)
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Dylan, as to you question, more often than not, they are fried or deep-fried or oven-fried, of course there are variations.

Hannah Geiger
United States
Local time: 06:18
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hope they always have their jackets on! Yes, "American potatoes" is vague - in fact, it means nothing to me.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Charles Stanford: Sounds good to me - "jacket chips" I was thinking but this sounds better. Well done Hannah
4 mins
  -> Thank you Charles

agree  Jan Kolbaba: they have really nothing to do with "american"
13 mins
  -> děkuji, Jane. Absolutní pravda, americkým 'národním' jídlem jsou přeci french fries

agree  Elizabeth Spacilova: PS Aren't French fries originally from Belgium?
21 mins
  -> thanks, Elizabeth

agree  Jiri Lonsky
2 hrs
  -> díky Jiří

agree  Vladimír Hoffman: Well done!
3 hrs
  -> děkuji, Vladimír

agree  Gerry Vickers
7 hrs
  -> thank you, Gerry
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