anstandsbøker

English translation: Books of Decorum

21:53 Nov 23, 2009
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Norwegian term or phrase: anstandsbøker
"Isa von der Lütt svermet i en av sine anstandsbøker for musikken, som snakket et vakrere språk enn det talte og åpnet for å uttrykke følelser dypere, sterkere og mektigere enn ord"
brigidm
Norway
Local time: 21:58
English translation:Books of Decorum
Explanation:
Maybe books for good girls a hundred years ago, to learn etiquette, behaviour and do nicey things like singing and poetry?
Just a guess here!
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jeffrey engberg
Norway
Local time: 21:58
Grading comment
Thanks, Jeffrey. Nice one. Though I went for "on" rather than "of".
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Books of Decorum


Explanation:
Maybe books for good girls a hundred years ago, to learn etiquette, behaviour and do nicey things like singing and poetry?
Just a guess here!

jeffrey engberg
Norway
Local time: 21:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thanks, Jeffrey. Nice one. Though I went for "on" rather than "of".

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Hilde Granlund: http://www.buchfreund.de/productListing.php?used=1&productId...
2 hrs

agree  Pernille Chapman: Excellent guess :-)
9 hrs
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