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Swedish term or phrase:köksväxter
English translation:cultivated plants
Entered by: Mats Wiman
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02:58 Aug 16, 2001
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Swedish term or phrase: köksväxter
These are herbs and vegetables for the kitchen. Would like a word that is more concise.
Edith Westerd
cultivated plants
Explanation:
=Kulturpflanzen=köksväxter


Norstetds on köksväxt:
köksväxt s
grönsak vegetable;
kryddväxt pot-herb, aromatic plant, sweet herb
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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 15:52
Grading comment
I finally ended up with "Garden herbs and vegetables" which implies that they were ground in the garden of a private home. Thanks for the help!
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1herbs and vegetablesDavid Shannon
nacultivated plants
Mats Wiman
nacultivated plants
Mats Wiman
naKitchen plantsSofiaH


  

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8 mins
Kitchen plants


Explanation:
In English you rarely put two words together... so köksväxter will be:

Kitchen plants

kök - kitchen

växter - plants


    Native Swede
SofiaH
Local time: 14:52
Grading comment
The concept "kitchen plants" does not exist in English.
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Comment: The concept "kitchen plants" does not exist in English.

10 mins peer agreement (net): +1
herbs and vegetables


Explanation:
'for the kitchen' strikes me as a little redundant, but if you want to include both 'grönsaker' and 'kryddväxter', I don't see a way around including both.

cf. Nordstedts engelska ordbok

David Shannon
Sweden
Local time: 15:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 239

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agree  Nina Engberg
4 days
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15 mins
cultivated plants


Explanation:
Norstetds on köksväxt:
köksväxt s
grönsak vegetable;
kryddväxt pot-herb, aromatic plant, sweet herb


    Duden-Oxford+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 15:52
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1826
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16 mins
cultivated plants


Explanation:
=Kulturpflanzen=köksväxter


Norstetds on köksväxt:
köksväxt s
grönsak vegetable;
kryddväxt pot-herb, aromatic plant, sweet herb


    Duden-Oxford+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 15:52
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1826
Grading comment
I finally ended up with "Garden herbs and vegetables" which implies that they were ground in the garden of a private home. Thanks for the help!
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