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15:55 Aug 22, 2000
Polish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Polish term or phrase: dag
80 dag cukar from a recipe
bob stezowski
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na +110 gramsAlexander Kudriavtsev
nadag = decagram = 10 gramsJakub Kostecki


  

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5 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
10 grams


Explanation:
dag is a popular measure unit in Poland meaning 10 grams, so 80 dag equals 800 grams or about 2 pounds.

Alexander Kudriavtsev
Local time: 15:38
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in BelarusianBelarusian
PRO pts in pair: 15

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agree  Jacek Krankowski
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dag = decagram = 10 grams


Explanation:
As alexx juust said this is the most popular unit of measurement for foodstuffs in Poland. At a butcher's you'll ask for 25 "dag" (pronounced deko) of ham , instead of 250 grams or a quarter of a kilo (the latter expression is used, but less popular). Hurrah! for the metric system.

Jakub Kostecki
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