my hardships

German translation: Meine Mühen or maybe Meine Nöte

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02:02 Jan 10, 2002
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: my hardships
i just need anything that means hardships, or struggle.
van
German translation:Meine Mühen or maybe Meine Nöte
Explanation:
"Mühen" would be more in the sense of "struggle", "Nöte" more in the sense of lacking things. Just another 2 possibilities.

Native German Speaker

Reference: Langenscheidt's School Dictionary
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Olav Rixen
Canada
Local time: 19:21
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Summary of answers provided
4 +4Meine Mühen or maybe Meine Nöte
Olav Rixen
4 +2Entbehrungen
Kim Metzger
4 +2Mein Kampf
Jack Doughty


  

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51 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Mein Kampf


Explanation:
"My Struggle" is how the title of Adolf Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" is usually translated into English, so I suspect that this may be what you want. "My Hardships" could be more literally translated as "Meine Bedraengnisse".

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 20

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson
3 hrs

agree  athena22
6 hrs
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Entbehrungen


Explanation:
I agree with Jack about struggle meaning Kampf. For hardships I would prefer Entbehrungen.


    Harper Collins Unabridged German Dictionary
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 21:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2598

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kathi Stock: yes...sounds better
49 mins

neutral  Caro Maucher: Meine Entbehrungen sounds strange to me, though
6 hrs

agree  Geri Linda Metterle: I still think Entbehrungen is the best translation.
16 hrs
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Meine Mühen or maybe Meine Nöte


Explanation:
"Mühen" would be more in the sense of "struggle", "Nöte" more in the sense of lacking things. Just another 2 possibilities.

Native German Speaker

Reference: Langenscheidt's School Dictionary

Olav Rixen
Canada
Local time: 19:21
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 77
Grading comment
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxDr.G.MD: I think this is it in a literal sense
5 hrs

agree  Elke Schröter
6 hrs

agree  Pee Eff
7 hrs

agree  Thomas Bollmann
3 days 13 hrs
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