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Kollegah

English translation: brother [sl.], cohort, fellow, colleague

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02:00 Feb 17, 2008
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Names (personal, company)
German term or phrase: Kollegah
It's the name of a German/Canadian rap artist, I just wanted to know if it meant someting, it might even be arabic since the nick-name was given by a muslim.
Crystal
English translation:brother [sl.], cohort, fellow, colleague
Explanation:
From the Latin word "collega" (= partner in office), but spelled "the German way", ie. "k" instead of "c", and an "h" to indicate a long syllable.
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Nicole Schnell
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Local time: 09:16
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4 +4brother [sl.], cohort, fellow, colleague
Nicole Schnell


  

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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
brother [sl.], cohort, fellow, colleague


Explanation:
From the Latin word "collega" (= partner in office), but spelled "the German way", ie. "k" instead of "c", and an "h" to indicate a long syllable.

Nicole Schnell
United States
Local time: 09:16
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 2
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agree  Cristina Moldovan do Amaral
1 min
  -> Thanks, Cristina!

agree  Irene Schlotter, Dipl.-Übers.: I think this artist's name might have been invented as a parallel to 'brothah/brotha' (brother) or 'sistah/sista'.
6 hrs
  -> Yo, sistah! Y'be righ' ohn! Good she aksd. Thanks, man.

agree  babli: agree. Yes, it is the name of German rapper
9 hrs
  -> Thanks, babli

agree  INES Reisch: ok
13 hrs
  -> Thanks, Ines
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