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English translation: skewer

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06:50 Nov 6, 2000
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Russian term or phrase: шпажка
This is a small stick that meat or fish or anything else is grilled on.
Julia
English translation:skewer
Explanation:
If it's for grilling, then it should be translated as "skewer". The word is derived from "shpaga", i.e. "sword", "rapier."
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Alla Itkis
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Local time: 03:22
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Summary of answers provided
naskewer
Alla Itkis
nacanape
Radian Yazynin
naspit/skewerxxxDm_Ch


  

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45 mins
spit/skewer


Explanation:
I'd suggest using any of this (this way the word вертел) is translated. I'd choose skewer, since this the seme "small" in its definition, which shpazhka must be having.
Cheers,

xxxDm_Ch
Local time: 11:22
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PRO pts in pair: 16
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54 mins
canape


Explanation:
This is a precise term denoting a type of sandwich, which is, by the way, of French origin too. It means that a small sndwich is 'pinned' by a small stick (in Russian - small sword).

Radian Yazynin
Local time: 11:22
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PRO pts in pair: 98
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1 hr
skewer


Explanation:
If it's for grilling, then it should be translated as "skewer". The word is derived from "shpaga", i.e. "sword", "rapier."

Alla Itkis
Canada
Local time: 03:22
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