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15:18 Jan 30, 2002
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: roue suedoise
This is featured in a newspaper article describing a street/circus performance. I just want to know if it is something more specific than a "Swedish wheel."
Kiniona
United States
Local time: 02:46
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Summary of answers provided
4Swedish cartwheelLinda Young
4Swedish wheelcbosseaux
1Swedish crown
Gayle Wallimann


  

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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Swedish cartwheel


Explanation:
It could go in the circus context. I am just guessing
HTH

Linda Young
Local time: 09:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 49
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28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Swedish wheel


Explanation:
I think you're right, it must be a 'Swedish wheel'.


Good luck,

Charlotte

cbosseaux
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 8
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39 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5
Swedish crown


Explanation:
This is a real guess: I know that the Swedes are known for their beautiful crowns for festive accasions, is it possible that you have a bad French translation of the "Couronne Suédoise"? From the little context that we have to go by, I would think of a cartwheel as it has been proposed, but could it be a crown?

Gayle Wallimann
Local time: 09:46
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PRO pts in pair: 1213
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