Re: [Slovak-World] Any ideas on what this means?
- Dear Helen,
this is a old folk sentence . Word for word : throw
the gun to the rye - subject or the idea is : to give
up of something or abdication
The old expression FLINTA is pop-gun
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--- Helen Fedor <hfed@...> wrote:
> I'm translating a letter for a friend and have come__________________________________
> across a phrase
> that's stumped me. I've been at home all week, so I
> don't have anything
> more than a small (inadequate) dictionary at hand.
> The phrase is "Hod
> flinky do z~ita".
> Helen Fedor
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> Library of Congress
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> tel. (202) 707-3704
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