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Category:Litters (vehicle)

Deutsch: Eine Sänfte (auch Chaise) ist ein getragenes Gestell zur schonenden (sanften) Beförderung von Personen. Gehoben wird sie von Menschen oder Lasttieren an vorn und hinten herausragenden Stangen.
English: The litter is a class of wheelless vehicles, a type of human-powered transport or animal-powered transport, for the transport of persons. Examples of litter vehicles include lectica (ancient Rome), jiao [轿] (China), kiệu (Vietnam),sedan chairs (England), palanquin (also known as palki Bengali'পালকি' ) (Bangladesh, India), Woh (วอ, Chinese style known as giao เกี้ยว) (Thailand), gama (Korea), kago and norimono (Japan).
Français : Une litière est une sorte de lit ordinairement couvert, porté sur des brancards par des chevaux, des mulets et quelquefois des hommes.
Litter — from OED
  • (a) A vehicle containing a couch shut in by curtains and carried on men's shoulders or by beasts of burden
(b) A framework supporting a bed or couch for the transport of the sick and wounded — see Litters (rescue)
Sedan chair
  • A closed vehicle to seat one person borne on two poles by two bearers, one in front and one behind
Palanquin
  • A covered conveyance, usually for one person, consisting of a large box carried on two horizontal poles by four or six (rarely two) bearers

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Media in category "Litters (vehicle)"

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