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English translation: Shock in the shed

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10:06 Jul 5, 2001
Serbo-Croat to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Serbo-Croat term or phrase: fras
"Fras u s^upi", novel by David Albahari
Karen
English translation:Shock in the shed
Explanation:
... ALBAHARI DAVID, writer, translator. B: March 15, 1948, Pec, Serbia ... stories), 1982 Opis smrti Description of Death), 1984 Fras u supi (Shock in the shed), ...

"Fras" comes from German.

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Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 22:38
Grading comment
Thanks Vesna
I thought fras was German, but I couldn't find it in any German dictionary; do you happen to know what it means in German?
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1Shock in the shed
Vesna Zivcic
nashock, fit; febrile convulsion/fit
Vesna Zivcic
naShock in the shed
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Shock in the shed


Explanation:
... ALBAHARI DAVID, writer, translator. B: March 15, 1948, Pec, Serbia ... stories), 1982 Opis smrti Description of Death), 1984 Fras u supi (Shock in the shed), ...

"Fras" comes from German.




    Reference: http://www.serbianunity.net/culture/library/Milanovic/a.html
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 22:38
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
Thanks Vesna
I thought fras was German, but I couldn't find it in any German dictionary; do you happen to know what it means in German?

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agree  xxxNermina: A+
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25 mins
Shock in the shed


Explanation:
Novel by Albahari (1984)

Ref.(and short biography/bibliography): www.serbianunity.net/culture/library/milanovic/a.html

'Fras u supi' is also the name of a radio program - translated as 'Shock in the Broth' at www.yumediacenter.com/english/dogadjaji/2000/12/d011200e.ht...

HTH


Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 22:38
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
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1 hr
shock, fit; febrile convulsion/fit


Explanation:
fras = shock, fit, convulsions that make you breathless

e.g.
the child had a fit / went into convulsions from fright

(dijete je dobilo fras od straha)

German - mich trifft der Schlag

1. ... u deèijem dobu u narodu poznat kao fras , a struènije febrilna konvulzija...

www.subnovine.co.yu/2000101/subn0902.html

2. NetDoctor.co.uk - Facts about Febrile convulsions or fits

... Febrile Convulsions/Febrile Fits. Reviewed by: Dr Stephen Greene, Consultant Paediatrician.
What is a febrile convulsion? ?

www.netdoctor.co.uk/diseases/facts/febrileconvulsion.htm


    same as above
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 22:38
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 4
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