15:12 Apr 6, 2018
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Esoteric practices / bear hunting
Swedish term or phrase: dretsprutt
"Det small ett skott, men det enda de hittade...var en dretsprutt, just daer han tagit et skutt" Grandlund, 1946, "I ditt anletes svett: naagra drag ur naerings- och arbetslivet i Brunskog"
John Decker
Local time: 07:41

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3 +1stools
Hanne Rask Sonderborg



37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1

"Dret" means stools and "sprutt" means go, which I think can be omitted in the translation. Makes sense that a bear would get upset and have a bowel movement after getting shot, and that it then ran away, so that all they found was the stools at the place where the bear was shot.

Hanne Rask Sonderborg
Local time: 07:41
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
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agree  Daniel Löfström: Sounds like a clearly Norwegian influence. Logical, as this is a story from Värmland.
2 mins
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