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"a house and a yard"

Translation:talo ja piha

July 3, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/woozlification

I assume this is the US Eng meaning of yard- what I'd call a garden? In my version of English, a yard is a bare, enclosed place used for storing stuff- probably with few plants, if any, and probably not somewhere you'd want to invite people to come and sit.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Riimususi

Yes, "piha" can be both a yard and a garden, but we also call a garden "puutarha". "Puutarha", I think, is more garden-y, while "piha" can also be more bare. Gardening is "puutarhanhoito": literally taking care of garden.

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