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Trillerpfeifen

English translation: (pea)whistle

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German term or phrase:Trillerpfeife
English translation:(pea)whistle
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09:30 Feb 23, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Trillerpfeifen
Sie wollen mit Trillerpfeifen, Luftballons, selbst gezimmertem Sarg und Pfennig-Regen auf ihre finanziellen, existentiellen Nöte aufmerksam machen.

I know what it is, I just don't know the English equivalent.
Thanx.
Liz
whistle
Explanation:
Trillerpfeife - (pea)whistle; police/referee's whistle

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Sabine Cane
Local time: 11:42
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Summary of answers provided
naPea whistlesxxxlone
nalit., birdcall whistles; fig., (with a) hue and cry?
Parrot
nawhistleSabine Cane


  

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7 mins
whistle


Explanation:
Trillerpfeife - (pea)whistle; police/referee's whistle



Sabine Cane
Local time: 11:42
PRO pts in pair: 66
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9 mins
lit., birdcall whistles; fig., (with a) hue and cry?


Explanation:
The idea is to call attention by all means.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 12:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 315
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18 mins
Pea whistles


Explanation:
in Danish they are called " trillefløjter" and the English equivelant would then be pea whistles.


    Gyldendals Tysk-Dansk Dictionary
    Gyldendals Dansk-Engelsk Dictionary
xxxlone
Canada
Local time: 06:42
Native speaker of: Danish
PRO pts in pair: 330
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