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Re: [sig] Russian textile vocab cheat sheet

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  • T Duran
    Wonderful ! That s exactly what I was hoping to find ! In fact, I think xlast was the canvas word I was looking for. Depending on how well this project
    Message 1 of 5 , May 26, 2011
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      Wonderful ! That's exactly what I was hoping to find ! In fact, I think
      xlast was the "canvas" word I was looking for. Depending on how well this
      project goes, I may be adding some words...

      Whee !

      Kazimira



      On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Lisa Kies <lkies319@...> wrote:

      >
      >
      > Greetings from Sofya to Kazimira!
      >
      > Here is the glossary I've made for myself in the course of my translation
      > work:
      > http://www.strangelove.net/~kieser/Russia/glossary.html
      >
      > Hopefully it cqn be of service,
      >
      > Sofya
      >
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      >
      > Lisa M. Kies, MD aka Sofya la Rus, OL, CW, CSH, druzhinnitsa Kramolnikova
      > Mason City, IA aka Shire of Heraldshill, Calontir
      > ___
      > http://www.strangelove.net/~kieser
      > {o,o}
      > "Si no necare, sana." "Mir znachit Pax Romanov"
      > (__(|
      > "Nasytivshimsya knizhnoj sladosti."
      > -^-^-`
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      >
      >
      > On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 8:19 PM, T Duran <sazabhadri@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Hi all
      > >
      > > I'm looking for a Russian <-> English glossary of costume and textile
      > > terms, mostly for second-guessing or supplementing Google Translate.
      > > For instance, GT is giving me "smell" for the word which in this
      > > context means "to wrap [a garment]". And I'm pretty sure that the
      > > word being translated as "canvas" is probably actually better glossed
      > > as "vegetable fibre fabric in a tabby weave", or possibly even just
      > > "hemp cloth" or something. And there are some words that are just
      > > defeating both GT and my Russian dictionary.
      > >
      > > Has anyone made or found such a glossary ?
      > >
      > > Cheers,
      > >
      > > Kazimira
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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