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Translation for “methinks”

How would one say "methinks" in German? An example being, "Methinks he has changed the locks!" or "She is unwell, methinks" Google translate suggests "michdünkt". Would "es scheint mir" be better?
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Was bedeutet 'Giftgeber' auf Deutsch, falls überhaupt?

Ich dachte, dass "Giftgeber" im Englischen Poison-giver bedeuten soll. Aber hier sagt eine Seite dass es wirklich gift-giver (Geschenkausteiler) bedeutet. Wie ist das möglich, wenn jeder Eintrag unter ...
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Difference between “Jaegermeister” and “Waidmann”

I learned a new German word today, "Waidmann", but I already knew the word "Jaegermeister", so I wondered what the difference between them is. When would a German use one over the other?
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Meaning of Mann as a tribe rather than a male individual

Everybody understands the substantive Mann as designating a male human individual. Some people might also be aware of the kinship between Mann and the verb to command, which crops up for instance in ...