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10:21 Aug 27, 2008
This question was closed without grading. Reason: Errant question

German to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / Article on eco-fashion company
German term or phrase: auf allen Vieren lasziv kniend
Auch die Auslage des Geschaefts in der Mariahilfer Strasse ziert eine sehr junge, huebsche, auf allen Vieren lasziv kniende langharige Blondine.
Lorna O'Donoghue
Local time: 13:15
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Summary of answers provided
3 +1kneeling on all fours in a provocative manner
Helen Shiner
3 +1(kneeling) lasciviously on all fours
Lingua.Franca


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43 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
auf allen Vieren lasziv kniende
(kneeling) lasciviously on all fours


Explanation:
a beautiful, long-haired blond ... (kneeling) lasciviously on all fours
or just "down on all fours"

Whatever they want us to translate, right? :-)

lasciviously is quite "hot" ... you could use sultry, sensual, etc.



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Note added at 43 mins (2008-08-27 11:05:20 GMT)
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http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laszivität

Lingua.Franca
Spain
Local time: 14:15
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 11

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  GeorginaW
1 min

neutral  writeaway: This question was closed without grading. Reason: Errant question/means asker asked it by mistake and closed it.
14 mins
  -> What does this mean? Just curious.
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11 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
auf allen Vieren lasziv kniende
kneeling on all fours in a provocative manner


Explanation:
Lascivious has negative connotations to my ears, but then I am a woman - I can hear the gentlemen screeching at me as I say this.....nay, 'tis a wonderful thing....

Helen Shiner
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 7

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxhazmatgerman: Regardless of closed question, to me 'lascivious' carries a slightly stronger negative subtext in English than 'lasziv' in German. So 'provocative' may indeed be better. But: gentlemen won't screech in public, would they?
12 hrs
  -> Not if they are true gentlemen!! Thanks, hazmatgerman
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Changes made by editors
Aug 29, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)Marketing / Market Research » Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
Aug 29, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedauf allen Vieren lasziv kniende » auf allen Vieren lasziv kniend


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