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This reminds me of an anecdote I heard a few years ago (written from memory): A prime minister was visiting a foreign country. Since he couldn't speak the language he was assisted by a translator. At some point during his speech the prime minister made a joke. The translator made a little pause, smirked and said: "The prime minister made a ...


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Generally speaking, this isn't possible. The function of a translation is not to serve as an index to the words of the original, but convey the meaning.


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Rilke's poem Weißt du, ich will mich schleichen leise aus lautem Kreis, wenn ich erst die bleichen Sterne über den Eichen blühen weiß. My translation Listen (darling), I will creep away from these noisy people, then when I know pale stars are blooming white high over the oak trees. Wege will ich erkiesen, die selten wer betritt in blassen ...


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'... has evolved over time' or ' ... has developed over time'. Das muss nicht zwingend veraltet sein, sondern es kann positiv bedeuten, dass damit viel Geschichte verbunden ist, oder - wertfrei - dass es einen komplexen Eindruck macht (weil so viel Entwicklungsgeschichte enthalten ist).


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