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Fettendach oder Fetterdach

English translation: purlin roof

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German term or phrase:Pfettendach
English translation:purlin roof
Entered by: Helga
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14:49 Mar 17, 2002
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German term or phrase: Fettendach oder Fetterdach
Fachwerkhaus mit Fettendach.

Da der Text per Hand geschrieben ist, koennte es auch Fetterdach heissen. Weiter leider keinen Context.
Helga
Local time: 21:22
purlin roof
Explanation:
The German word is Pfettendach - Dachkonstruktion, bei der Pfetten die Rofen und damit die Dachhaut tragen. Also called Sparrendach.
A purlin is a horizontal beam along the length of the roof, resting on principals and supporting the common rafters.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 08:22
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Kim, once again a big thank you for you. And all the others who confirmed the answers.
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purlin roof


Explanation:
The German word is Pfettendach - Dachkonstruktion, bei der Pfetten die Rofen und damit die Dachhaut tragen. Also called Sparrendach.
A purlin is a horizontal beam along the length of the roof, resting on principals and supporting the common rafters.


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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 08:22
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Kim, once again a big thank you for you. And all the others who confirmed the answers.

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