scrawny head

Russian translation: костлявая голова

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English term or phrase:scrawny head
Russian translation:костлявая голова
Entered by: Smantha

17:30 Nov 17, 2006
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / Вестерн
English term or phrase: scrawny head
A cowboy came riding into sight, ducking his ***scrawny head*** to keep the branches from knocking his hat off
Valery Kaminski
Belarus
Local time: 08:51
обтянутая кожей голова
Explanation:
scrawny - very skinny, gaunt, lean, thin



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Note added at 4 hrs (2006-11-17 21:58:39 GMT)
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сорри,
ТУГО обтянутая кожей голова

еще вариант: Костлявая голова
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Smantha
Israel
Local time: 08:51
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обтянутая кожей голова


Explanation:
scrawny - very skinny, gaunt, lean, thin



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Note added at 4 hrs (2006-11-17 21:58:39 GMT)
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сорри,
ТУГО обтянутая кожей голова

еще вариант: Костлявая голова


Smantha
Israel
Local time: 08:51
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in category: 16
Notes to answerer
Asker: А обычно - чем???

Asker: Костлявая приходила в голову, но что-то сомнения брали. С головой не ассоциировалось, и все. Но вот по вашей наводке закинул невод в гугл - и Толстого и иже с ним вытащил. Спасибо


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Irene N: Вообще-то по русски - костистый череп. А костлявая - это если не с косой, то плотва:-). Тут пофантазировать бы надо...
4 hrs

agree  Tatyana Leshkevich: with IreneN.
2 days 6 hrs
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