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03:39 Jul 10, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Milchkänchen
Wir brauchen kleine Kanne fuer Kaffe und Milchkänchen.
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Summary of answers provided
na +3small milk jug
Caro Maucher
namilk-jug / cream-jug
Vesna Zivcic
naSmall milk jugDaphne b


  

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6 mins peer agreement (net): +3
small milk jug


Explanation:
"Wir brauchen eine kleine Kanne für Kaffee und ein Milchkännchen": We need a small coffee-pot and a little milk jug.

Caro Maucher
Germany
Local time: 20:35
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 111
Grading comment
not commonly encountered in English...

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Daphne b: Posted my answer before I had seen yours...
3 mins

agree  Mats Wiman: Good that Känchen was corrected!
29 mins

agree  Nancy Arrowsmith
402 days
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8 mins
Small milk jug


Explanation:
We need (some) small coffee pots and milk jugs.
Milkkänchen: small milk jugs
kleine: small, refers to both the coffe pot and the milk jug


Daphne b
Sweden
Local time: 20:35
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 12
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not commonly encountered in English
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1 hr
milk-jug / cream-jug


Explanation:
0. There is no need to put "small" in front of the expression. If you meant a jug of a larger size, only then you would need a premodifier (e.g. Hand made crockery - Big milk jug, 7 59 €, 9 48 €. )

www.alaguapatos.com/pricescrockery.html


1. ... auch erhältlich in gelb glänzend (kanne, milchkännchen und zuckerdosendeckel)

...also available in glossy yellow (teapot, cream-jug and sugar bowl lid)

2. das Milchkännchen umkippen - upset
the milk-jug

3. description and price of milk / cream jug SPENCERS of WELLS. Milk Jug. Milk / Cream Jug. Holds quarter pint.
Hand painted. Price ?3.28. € 5.25. Quote Number. C223. Back. ...
web.ukonline.co.uk/jwhs/china/milk-jug-info.htm

4. Antique Silver - George III silver cream jug - Sanda Lipton
... This is a handsome cream jug of generous proportions. It has a capacity of just under half a pint and would, therefore, make an ideal milk jug for breakfast use ...

www.antique-silver.com/des/2353.htm

5. Alborz Porcelain Co.
... Dish 16 Cm. 12.Dish 14 Cm. 13.Dish 12 Cm. 14.Tea Pot 15. Sugar Box 16.Cup & Saucer 17.Milk jug, Cream jug 18.Egg Cup 19.Salt Disposer 20.Ash Tray, Afsoon Shape. ...

www.neda.net.ir/alporco/schema.html





    Reference: http://www.salvator.net/uw/piggy.htm
    Reference: http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/docs/books/gutenberg/etext02/8bgd...
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 20:35
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 571
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my fault...was looking for American English: chose "creamer"
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