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Re: [Czechlist] Re: TERM: spetka

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  • James Kirchner
    ... In fact, I think it s right in the EU constitution, right after the proper size for tomatoes is dictated. :-))) Jamie
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 2, 2006
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      On Jan 2, 2006, at 3:39 PM, melvyn.geo wrote:

      > Doubtless there is an EU standard for it in umpteen languages
      > somewhere. :-)

      In fact, I think it's right in the EU constitution, right after the
      proper size for tomatoes is dictated. :-)))

      Jamie
    • grabanrad
      It is pinch. Radek
      Message 2 of 5 , Jan 2, 2006
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        It is pinch.
        Radek
        --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "kzgafas" <kzgafas@t...> wrote:
        >
        > A well focused inquiry this time:
        >
        > What is the English word for a small amount of st. (in Czech - spetka)
        > you can hold between your fingertips? For instance: when you put some
        > salt in your dish with a meal, etc. Is it a pinch?
        >
        > Slovnik at volny.cz says:
        >
        > spetka zlateho prachu (kolik lze udrzet mezi palcem a ukazovakem) -
        > pinch
        >
        > Thank you,
        >
        > K.
        >
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