# ten acres

## German translation: 16 Morgen

GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
 English term or phrase: ten acres German translation: 16 Morgen Entered by:

 11:34 Dec 29, 2003
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
 English term or phrase: ten acres the son got ten acres as a present of his father
 3.344,50944 Quadratmeter Explanation:1 acre [commercial] = 3,344.50944 square meter go to the l link, there you'll find also 1 acre [survey] = 4,046.8726267 square meter and 1 acre [Ireland] = 6,555 square meter Best wishes, Kristin--------------------------------------------------Note added at 2003-12-29 11:59:53 (GMT)--------------------------------------------------I also found 1 acre = 4,046.8564224 square meter, i.e. in your case 40.468,564224 Quadratmeter (same link). Yet, if it\'s a story you\'re translating, I\'d chose the old expression \'Morgen\': Der Sohn bekam von seinem Vater 16 Morgen Land geschenkt. \'Morgen\' is an old measure, you\'ll also find the conversion @ onlineconversion.com --------------------------------------------------Note added at 2004-01-08 09:09:35 (GMT) Post-grading--------------------------------------------------Hi Nadine, I\'m a little late, but I still want to thank you for the KudoZ points :))) They are my first ones !! Thank you :))) Kristin
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Kristin Sobania
Germany
Local time: 04:42
 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

4 +9Acre
 Cilian O'Tuama
 Kristin Sobania
 Сергей Лузан

2 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +9
Acre

Explanation:
acre n sg (Allg) (43560 ft2) Acre n sg nt (Allg) (Flächenmaß, ca. 4049m2)

Langenscheidt

more commonly expressed in 'Hektar' (=10000m2) in German

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Note added at 2003-12-29 12:22:06 (GMT)
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to avoid any confusion, 10 acres approx. = 4 Hektar

 Cilian O'TuamaLocal time: 04:42Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 1724

agree
 2 mins
-> 4.049 :-)

agree  Tobi: agree with kim, simply translate 'Vier Hektar' if you dont need the two digit accuracy
 24 mins
-> yo

agree  LegalTrans D: Mit Kim und Tobi: 4 Hektar, basta!
 29 mins
-> finde ich auch

agree  Chris Rowson (X): "43,650 square feets" - same reference as kim
 38 mins

agree  Klaus Herrmann: 4.04918234002392342424 ! (ungefähr) Oder eben 4 Hektar. Schönen Gruß.
 52 mins
-> aber ohne Fakultät ! :-) (Gruß zurück)

agree  Hans G. Liepert: rund 4 Hektar, basta!
 3 hrs

agree  Nora Vinnbru (X): ich würde auch sagen, dass es 4 ha(Hektar) sind
 4 hrs

agree  Elke Koehnke (X): vier Hektar - und gut is'!
 3 days 23 hrs

agree
 4 days

7 mins   confidence:

Explanation:

 Сергей ЛузанRussian FederationLocal time: 06:42Native speaker of: RussianPRO pts in pair: 181

neutral  LegalTrans D: Quadratyards??? Sergey!!! Nadine REALLY needs good luck if she wants to get away with THAT!
 23 mins
-> If you don't trust Collins, Volkmar, then let's stick to 'Morgen' as in the answer below.

neutral  Hans G. Liepert: Morgen ist totaler Quatsch, solange man sich nicht auf das jeweilige Land (Preussen, Hannover, Hessen, usw) geeinigt hat. Und wer weiss heute schon, was ein Morgen in Hessen war?
 3 hrs

neutral  Nora Vinnbru (X): Morgen ist völlig veraltet
 4 hrs

neutral  Martina Rennie: Morgen ist zwar heute nicht mehr zeitgemäß, könnte aber durchaus für einen alten Text passend sein
 9 hrs

12 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1

Explanation:
1 acre [commercial] = 3,344.50944 square meter
go to the l link, there you'll find also

1 acre [survey] = 4,046.8726267 square
meter
and
1 acre [Ireland] = 6,555 square meter

Best wishes,
Kristin

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Note added at 2003-12-29 11:59:53 (GMT)
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I also found 1 acre = 4,046.8564224 square meter, i.e.
Yet, if it\'s a story you\'re translating, I\'d chose the old expression
\'Morgen\':
Der Sohn bekam von seinem Vater 16 Morgen Land geschenkt.
\'Morgen\' is an old measure, you\'ll also find the conversion @ onlineconversion.com

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I\'m a little late, but I still want to thank you
for the KudoZ points :)))
They are my first ones !!
Thank you :)))

Kristin

Reference: http://www.onlineconversion.com./area.htm
 Kristin SobaniaGermanyLocal time: 04:42Native speaker of: GermanPRO pts in pair: 1799

agree  Harry Bornemann: 16 Morgen - toller Link!
 1 hr

neutral  Hans G. Liepert: welche Morgen meinst Du denn? Hessische, preussische, hannoversche usw? Schau Dir bloss mal http://www.hug-technik.com/inhalt/ta/nichtmetrische_masse.ht... an!
 3 hrs

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