boletus

Finnish translation: herkkutatti

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07:07 May 22, 2003
English to Finnish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: boletus
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Finnish translation:herkkutatti
Explanation:
The genus is Boletus, in Finnish "Herkku- eli kivitatit".
Herkkutatti is also called kivitatti because it is hard when growing up. "Herkkutatti" is the term to be used on menus.

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Teija
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tatti


Explanation:
The Finnish name for genus Boletus is "herkkutatit" or (a synonym) "kivitatit" A Finnish web page
with photographs and the the English names of various Boletus mushrooms ("englanniksi:" = in English) is available at http://www.hut.fi/u/lsarakon/tatit.html


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Note added at 2003-05-22 13:12:22 (GMT)
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\"Boletus\" = any of a genus (Boletus) of boletes (as a porcino)
(Merriam-Webster)

species \"herkkutatti\" or \"kivitatti\" = \"Boletus edulis\"


    Reference: http://www.hut.fi/u/lsarakon/tatit.html
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herkkutatti


Explanation:
The genus is Boletus, in Finnish "Herkku- eli kivitatit".
Herkkutatti is also called kivitatti because it is hard when growing up. "Herkkutatti" is the term to be used on menus.



Teija
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agree  siilas: I concede that Teija has a point, another thing is that neither "tatti" or "herkkutatti" woulld appear on a menu on their own, but as compounds such as *tattistew, *tattiomelette, * herkkutattisauce etc.
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agree  Emma Voutilainen
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