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I aim to use this blog to keep up my English and maybe give others some insights in Swedish language. It's not a diary - well not quite...

Vattenkanna

Husgeråd/Household utensilsPosted by Gunvor 2011-05-21 13:36:34

Vattenkanna is ’watering can'. Vatten is ’water’ of course, with relatives in other Indoeuropean languages such as Greek hydor, Latin unda – ’wave’ and Russian voda (with diminutive vodka).

Kanna and can is more difficult; it is a common Germanic word, but that is as far as I got.