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I'm a free-lance embedded software developer who likes computer science, mathematics, electronics and foreign languages.

e + 1 = 0

eπ√163 ≅ 6403203 + 744

rot13("fr") = "se"


Aug
3
comment “[Ort], der [Datum]” oder “Ort, den [Datum]”?
+1 Das "den" ist ein wenig veraltet.
Jun
1
awarded  Yearling
Apr
11
comment Is there an idiomatic equivalent in German for “have other fish to fry”?
Not strictly the same, but in nicht meine Baustelle the more important things are implied.
Apr
7
comment Is there an idiomatic equivalent in German for “add insult to injury”?
No, they are not equivalent. The first is for making technical difficulties worse, the second can also be used in a positive sense, and the third is for personal injuries.
Mar
24
comment When to use das/die/der and when ein/eine?
Die Türkei (oder andere Länder auf -ei), der Tschad, die Ukraine, ...
Mar
5
comment How do I use numerals ending with “-lei”
It's not how many of a kind, but rather how many kinds.
Feb
20
comment Has “scheiße” become a “normal” word?
andreas-altmann.com/buecher/das-scheissleben-meines-vaters
Feb
9
comment Wie heißt es richtig, Masterthesis oder Masterarbeit?
Schau in die Prüfungsordnung, oder guck was andere vor dir gemacht haben.
Feb
9
comment Words for the degree of carbonation of German mineral water
I think "Stilles Wasser" means that the amount of carbon dioxide is so small that it won't create any bubbles at normal drinking temperatures.
Jan
26
comment Is Yiddish a dialect of German?
Which Norwegian? :->
Jan
20
comment Is there anything like a dime?
de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sechsling
Jan
15
comment Richtige Verwendung von “offenbar”
Das ist mir auch aufgefallen. Es klingt so bestimmt, bedeutet aber wohl in Wirklichkeit "es gibt jemanden, der das behauptet, wir können das aber nicht nachprüfen".
Dec
31
comment Is the verb “türken” offensive?
I've also once heard "Einen Türken bauen" (a deliverable for a European research project, where the real research interests were elsewhere).
Dec
18
comment Does the word “Fahrenheit” mean anything in German?
Fahrenheit 451 immediately comes to mind.
Dec
18
comment German alternatives to “Shit happens”?
No, there aren't any silly rules like the seven dirty words in German TV. Nudity is also not much of an issue.
Dec
8
comment Woher stammt der schwäbische Begriff “Kugelfuhr”?
@fzwo Nein, S21 ist mir wegen der Lage in Schwaben eingefallen, und weil es da wirklich etwas närrisch zugeht, entsprechend der Bedeutung im Grimm.
Dec
5
answered Woher stammt der schwäbische Begriff “Kugelfuhr”?
Dec
5
comment What does “IDEL” mean in German?
It exists in Swedish: folkets-lexikon.csc.kth.se/folkets/#lookup&idel&0
Dec
2
answered What does “kurzheinig” mean?
Dec
1
comment What is an “Eumel”?
BTW, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eumel