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English translation: the Princes Electors of the Palatinate

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06:49 Aug 13, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Marketing
German term or phrase: die Kurfürsten der Pfalz
Aus Küche und Keller der die Kurfürsten der Pfalz (organising an event with this as a theme)
Klaus Dorn
Local time: 11:29
English translation:the Princes Electors of the Palatinate
Explanation:
The seven Kurfürsten or Princes Electors were the ones to elect (küren) the German Emperor. The Pfalz (Palatinate) is the historic region between Mannheim, Heidelberg, Worms and Speyer, whereas the Kurpfalz is only its part on the right of the Rhine.

HTH
Greetings from the Kurpfalz (Mannheim)!
Patrick
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Pee Eff
Germany
Local time: 10:29
Grading comment
thanks a lot!
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the Princes Electors of the Palatinate


Explanation:
The seven Kurfürsten or Princes Electors were the ones to elect (küren) the German Emperor. The Pfalz (Palatinate) is the historic region between Mannheim, Heidelberg, Worms and Speyer, whereas the Kurpfalz is only its part on the right of the Rhine.

HTH
Greetings from the Kurpfalz (Mannheim)!
Patrick


    Reference: http://www.geocities.com/vrozn/Constit.html
Pee Eff
Germany
Local time: 10:29
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 63
Grading comment
thanks a lot!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mary Worby: Prince Electors ...
1 min

agree  Sibyl Marquardt: yes
4 mins

agree  Jonathan MacKerron: an exact translation, but is it comprehensible in PR terms?
7 mins

agree  Elvira Stoianov
16 mins

agree  Klaus Gehrmann: Spelling varies: Princes-Electors, Princes Electors, Prince Electors, PONS/COLLINS suggests Electoral Princes, take your pick...
28 mins

agree  Steffen Walter
6 hrs

disagree  Ilse Flick: it's only electorates
7 hrs

agree  Kim Metzger: Never heard of "electorates".
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