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answered Were the first and third person singular forms of verb earlier the same?
Nov
21
reviewed Leave Open Is this german sentence right?
Nov
14
reviewed Close Where can i find a realiable English to German translator
Nov
12
reviewed Leave Open How would you say “as what is Britain perceived”?
Oct
10
answered Meaning of “Komplex” (mathematical context)
Oct
2
comment Zwiebelschmalz auf Englisch
Zwiebelschmalz aus Pflanzenöl ist mir aus dem Alltag nicht bekannt, insofern würde lard passen; siehe auch de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schmalz#Zwiebelschmalz.2FApfelschmalz.
Sep
17
comment Intended meaning of “Schrottsemmel”
Note that Schrott is also a mildly colloquial term for goods that are defective or of poor quality.
May
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May
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answered Literary passage: 'als zu + Infinitiv' construction
Apr
19
comment Unterschied zwischen ermorden, töten, und umbringen?
Note that ermorden has a narrower range of meaning than murder, somewhat similar to (Canadian) first degree murder. Legal details can be found in en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_(German_law).
Apr
4
reviewed Leave Open Subtleties of the Translations of “Cute”
Mar
27
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Mar
27
reviewed Close Genus bei Verwendung heterogener Termini
Mar
21
answered How does the crew address the chief in the movie Das Boot?
Jan
20
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Nov
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comment Does “paar” still mean “two items”? Words that have lost their original meaning
@Toscho: mir ist der Gebrauch von ein Paar Jeans/Hosen im Sinne von eine Jeans/Hose durchaus geläufig, vor allem in der Generation, die um die Mitte des 20. Jhdts geboren wurde.
Oct
2
comment Milch? Milsh? Why the pronunciation difference?
@KonradRudolph In my native Rheinland, I've seen this quite often. It is especially confusing with Kirsche and Kirche.
Sep
10
comment Schreibung und Aussprache von Ortsnamen
@chirlu: Neuss schreibt sich nicht "seit eh und je" mit ss, sondern erst seit Ende der Sechziger. Damit wollte man wohl den internationalen Firmen entgegenkommen, die dort häufig ihre "Düsseldorfer" Niederlassung haben.