piikko

English translation: homespun tow, tow

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Finnish term or phrase:piikko
English translation:homespun tow, tow
Entered by: Owen owenfw

18:50 Sep 7, 2010
Finnish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Finnish term or phrase: piikko
A traditional textile:

Piikko: Kaksiniitinen karkeahko pellava- tai hamppukangas, jossa on yksi rihma kussakin pirranpiin välissä.
Owen owenfw
Local time: 22:01
homespun tow, tow
Explanation:
V.S. Alanne: Suomalais-englantilainen suursanakirja

Some sources say 'piikko' is the same as 'rohdin', and the English terms for both seem to be the same.
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Tarja Karjalainen
Finland
Local time: 07:01
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5 +1homespun tow, tow
Tarja Karjalainen


  

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homespun tow, tow


Explanation:
V.S. Alanne: Suomalais-englantilainen suursanakirja

Some sources say 'piikko' is the same as 'rohdin', and the English terms for both seem to be the same.

Tarja Karjalainen
Finland
Local time: 07:01
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in category: 4
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agree  Merja Jauhiainen: Or "tow cloth"
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