patron goddess

German translation: Göttin ..., Schutzpatronin von [der/des] ...

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09:00 Aug 6, 2000
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: patron goddess
patron saint = Schutzpatron(in)/Schutzheilige(r)
patron goddess = Schutzgöttin ??
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German translation:Göttin ..., Schutzpatronin von [der/des] ...
Explanation:
Sometimes the most obvious answer takes the longest...
The 3rd, and I think possibly most elegant, option would be to say

die Göttin ..., Schutzpatronin [von/der/des] ...
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 15:44
Grading comment
Gute Alternative - Vielen Dank!
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naGöttin ..., Schutzpatronin von [der/des] ...
Ulrike Lieder
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Explanation:
I don't think Schutzgott/Schutzgöttin would work. Never heard of, Duden doesn't list it.
I'd suggest one of these 2 alternatives:
Use Schutzpatron for patron saint and Schutzheilige for patron goddess (if you must make a distinction between the two)

Or:
Die Göttin..., Beschützerin von...
or
die Göttin..., die ... unter ihren besonderen Schutz genommen hat...
HTH

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 15:44
Native speaker of: German
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Göttin ..., Schutzpatronin von [der/des] ...


Explanation:
Sometimes the most obvious answer takes the longest...
The 3rd, and I think possibly most elegant, option would be to say

die Göttin ..., Schutzpatronin [von/der/des] ...

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 15:44
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1505
Grading comment
Gute Alternative - Vielen Dank!
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