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Hey, guys. No English forum yet? Hmmm...

Can anyone tell me if there is a word in English to describe the bar that keeps two buckets in balance? I couldn't find it in the dictionary. Like the one in this picture.

In Romanian it's cobiliță and in (South) Slavic languages is something like kobilita (kobilitsa).

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Might that be called (a) balance?
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Balance

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Hello, I may not be a native speaker of English but I found the word in the Leon Leviţchi Romanian-English Dictionary: cobiliţă –yoke, then I searched it on Wikipedia and this is where my search took me: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoulder_pole.
And I also found it here http://www.thefreedictionary.com/yoke
So you can say: yoke, shoulder pole or carrying pole.

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Thanks, licorna. I think I'll use the yoke.

P.S. I have a Levițchi & some other guy dictionary, but it's English-Romanian only - even if it's got ~ 35,000 words.

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You’re welcome!
The dictionaries written by Leon Leviţchi are the mothers of all Romanian-English and English-Romanian dictionaries.

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Well, Licorna, I only have the English-Romanian version of that dictionary. Will you look for the word "sacagiu" in that fancy dictionary of yours Tongue ?

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Yeah, it says here "water carrier".

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Does it also say anything about "chiftilăreasă" ? Or "chiftilar"? Tongue

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No, it doesn't Sad