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GUNTER GLIEBEN GLAUCHEN GLOBEN

English translation: It means nothing.

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09:39 Jul 27, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
German term or phrase: GUNTER GLIEBEN GLAUCHEN GLOBEN
I HEARD THIS IN A SONG & JUST WONDERED WHAT IT MEANT
RHONDA
English translation:It means nothing.
Explanation:
'Gunter glieben glauchen globen' is originally from Def Leppard's "Rock of Ages" and according to the Def Leppard FAQ, it's total gibberish.

Claire
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Agius Language & Translation
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Local time: 06:33
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Summary of answers provided
na +4It means nothing.Agius Language & Translation
na +1Among loved ones, laugh and praise
Kim Metzger
naGUNTER GLIEBEN GLAUCHEN GLOBENxxxoligu1
naNothing in particularFuad Yahya
na -1I am not sure you have the right words.
Melanie Sellers


  

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2 mins peer agreement (net): +4
It means nothing.


Explanation:
'Gunter glieben glauchen globen' is originally from Def Leppard's "Rock of Ages" and according to the Def Leppard FAQ, it's total gibberish.

Claire


Agius Language & Translation
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:33
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Thomas Bollmann

agree  ambittles

agree  hoody19: i heard it meant.."our one-armed drummer beats his wife" or sumtin like dat
1813 days

agree  ncemt73: One of the band memebers was drunk, trying to say "I dont believe in mountains moving" & it came out gungter glieben glauchen globen so they used it in their song Rock of Ages. They explained this on a VH-1 interview years ago..
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7 mins peer agreement (net): -1
I am not sure you have the right words.


Explanation:
But if you remove the "G's" and a few other letters
it could be something like
"unter lieben auch loben" which does not reeeally make sense, but would mean something like
"besides loving give praise".
Like I said there are no such words, so you might want to check the spelling.

Melanie Sellers
Local time: 07:33
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Lazyshot: no sense
1778 days
  -> I think I made that pretty clear Lazyshot!
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9 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Among loved ones, laugh and praise


Explanation:
This is just a guess. If you delete the G's at the beginning of each word and you change lauchen to lachen (laugh)you come up with this meaning. As the earlier answerer said, it probably is just gibberish, but maybe not.


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Kim Metzger
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Local time: 00:33
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 205

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agree  ambittles
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2 hrs
Nothing in particular


Explanation:
Here is the "official" answer from the Def Leppard "official" web site:

http://www.defleppard.com/defleppard/faq/index.html#f51

"5.1 - What does "Gunter Glieben Glauten Globen" mean?
Nothing in particular (although the band sometimes jokingly claims it means "running through the forest silently"). It's gibberish said by producer Mutt Lange during the recordings of "Rock Of Ages", instead of the regular one, two, three, four."

Fuad



    Reference: http://www.defleppard.com/defleppard/faq/index.html#f51
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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7 hrs
GUNTER GLIEBEN GLAUCHEN GLOBEN


Explanation:
I think you heard it in an Offspring Song, didn't you?
It means absolutely NOTHING

xxxoligu1
Local time: 06:33
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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Jan 28, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
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