aspirations

German translation: Ideale

07:58 Sep 8, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
English term or phrase: aspirations
The context: an artist talking about his aspirations, which differ from other people's aspirations.
anja
German translation:Ideale
Explanation:
I understand "aspirations" as something the artist hopes to achieve. However since the translation should not sound to businesslike in an arts context "Ideale" is an appropriate word from the arts/humanities context. "Ideal" = idea of what is perfect, right.
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Veronika Koeper-Saul
Local time: 02:00
Grading comment
Danke für den Vorschlag 'Ideale'. Es war genau der Ausdruck, nachdem ich gesucht habe.
Gruss,
Anja
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Summary of answers provided
naIdeale
Veronika Koeper-Saul
naHoffnungen und Ziele
Ute Wietfeld
nakünstlerische aspirationen
Roomy Naqvy
nasee below
Elisabeth Moser


  

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14 mins
see below


Explanation:
aspiration=fig. Bestreben, Trachten, Streben, Verlangen, Sehnsucht


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Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 21:00
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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15 mins
künstlerische aspirationen


Explanation:
I guess you could call them 'artistic aspirations' which would be 'künstlerische Aspirationen'.

Roomy Naqvy
India
Local time: 06:30
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi
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2 hrs
Hoffnungen und Ziele


Explanation:
The term can't easily be translated using just one German word - therefore I would suggest the above phrase

Good luck!


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Ute Wietfeld
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:00
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Native speaker of: German
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1 day 5 hrs
Ideale


Explanation:
I understand "aspirations" as something the artist hopes to achieve. However since the translation should not sound to businesslike in an arts context "Ideale" is an appropriate word from the arts/humanities context. "Ideal" = idea of what is perfect, right.

Veronika Koeper-Saul
Local time: 02:00
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Danke für den Vorschlag 'Ideale'. Es war genau der Ausdruck, nachdem ich gesucht habe.
Gruss,
Anja
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