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07:50 Feb 20, 2005
Finnish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Poetry & Literature
Finnish term or phrase: Huomaan poutapilven taivaan
Hello, everybody!

What does "Huomaan poutapilven taivaan" means in Finnish, please?

Thank you very much in advance.
Carlos Martnez
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5I notice a light summer cloud in the sky
Desmond O'Rourke


  

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1 day7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
I notice a light summer cloud in the sky


Explanation:
The indefinite article "a" must be used here because the cloud is just one of many possible such clouds.

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Note added at 5 days (2005-02-25 16:39:43 GMT)
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The use of \"the\" (definite article) requires a qualifier for \"cloud\":
\"I see the light summer cloud that is a sign of settled weather\". If there is no qualifier, the indefinite article is used.

Desmond O'Rourke
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Anu Piipponen: Lyrics of the entire song: http://www.kolumbus.fi/jarpen/tuleluo.htm
1 day15 hrs
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disagree  xxxAlfa Trans: Please obey Kudoz rules. No personal remarks.
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