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Hebrew translation: כרית נוי

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English term or phrase:cushion
Hebrew translation:כרית נוי
Entered by: Nnikita
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06:36 Mar 29, 2007
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
Furniture / Household Appliances / Home decoration item
English term or phrase: cushion
How do you call a small pillow for decoration in Hebrew homes - cushion - כָּרִית דֵקוֹרַטִיבִית or כָּרִית נוי ?
Nnikita
כרית נוי
Explanation:
usng דקורטיבי is a bit of a high register for this, כרית נוי works much better in Hebrew.
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Shira Lipkin
Local time: 04:15
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כרית נוי


Explanation:
usng דקורטיבי is a bit of a high register for this, כרית נוי works much better in Hebrew.

Shira Lipkin
Local time: 04:15
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Eynnat: dekorativi is not 'higher register' than noy: the latter is the correct Hebrew, the former is for people who don't know their own language or are trying to impress by using foreign words.
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