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18:06 Mar 13, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Grumatel
"Mei Dirndl wachst aus als wie's Gumatel, will nemmer lediger beibn" is a phrase in a fork song "Zu Lauterbach"

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naAs if she were made of rubberWilliam Scheckel



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As if she were made of rubber

Gumatel is Bavarian for Gummiteil - literally "a piece of rubber." The singer, a man, seems to be refering to his girl's increasing girth. ; ) (Note: although Dirndl is also the name of the traditional Bavarian women's dress, it is being used here in the common spoken dialect for woman/wife/girl.)
Sing on!

William Scheckel
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