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styttubandið

English translation: string used to gather up skirt

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Icelandic term or phrase:styttuband (n.)
English translation:string used to gather up skirt
Entered by: SeiTT
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17:05 Dec 16, 2003
Icelandic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Icelandic term or phrase: styttubandið
098:05 "Ætli það sé ekki heldur kraftmeira," sagði Jóhanna
098:06 og leysti af sér styttubandið. Síðan fylgdist hún til baðstofu
098:07 með Valgerði.
SeiTT
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:22
A string to shorten a skirt
Explanation:
Women used to tie this string around them to shorten their skirts.
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Birgir Davidsson
Iceland
Local time: 14:22
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A string to shorten a skirt


Explanation:
Women used to tie this string around them to shorten their skirts.

Birgir Davidsson
Iceland
Local time: 14:22
Native speaker of: Native in IcelandicIcelandic
PRO pts in pair: 24
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