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German translation: "Zwölfte Tradition" (capitalized, referring to the principle of anonymity)

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15:01 Feb 5, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: a) a day at a time, b) twelfth tradition, c) gener
These terms all relate to the A.A. program. I wonder if anyone is familiar with the German A.A. terminology.

Thank you,

Antje
Antje Ruppert
United States
Local time: 19:46
German translation:"Zwölfte Tradition" (capitalized, referring to the principle of anonymity)
Explanation:
a) "a day at a time" literally "ein tag nach dem anderen", functional equivalent in German AA "jargon": "nur für heute" / "Eins nach dem anderen (und das Wichtigste zuerst" [First things first]

b) "twelfth tradition" - "Zwölfte Tradition" (usually capitalized, referring to the principle of anonymity)

c) gener" [must be a typo, not an AA or other 12 Step fellowship term)
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Thomas Küstermann
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Summary of answers provided
na"Zwölfte Tradition" (capitalized, referring to the principle of anonymity)Thomas Küstermann
naa day at a time - langsam/Schritt für SchrittDipl. Ing. (TU) Ute Bohnsack
naZwölf Traditionen
Iris Ludolf


  

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1 hr
Zwölf Traditionen


Explanation:
Hallo,

schau doch mal auf der deutschen Website der AA nach. (www.anonyme-alkoholiker.com)

Gruß

Iris


    Reference: http://www.anonyme-alkoholiker.com
Iris Ludolf
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15 hrs
a day at a time - langsam/Schritt für Schritt


Explanation:
to take something a day at a time - ein Problem o.ä. Schritt für Schritt angehen und durcharbeiten (z.B. Genesung, Trauer oder eben auch Alkoholismus)

Dipl. Ing. (TU) Ute Bohnsack
Ireland
Local time: 00:46
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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1 day 8 hrs
"Zwölfte Tradition" (capitalized, referring to the principle of anonymity)


Explanation:
a) "a day at a time" literally "ein tag nach dem anderen", functional equivalent in German AA "jargon": "nur für heute" / "Eins nach dem anderen (und das Wichtigste zuerst" [First things first]

b) "twelfth tradition" - "Zwölfte Tradition" (usually capitalized, referring to the principle of anonymity)

c) gener" [must be a typo, not an AA or other 12 Step fellowship term)


    Reference: http://www.aa.org
Thomas Küstermann
Local time: 01:46
PRO pts in pair: 4
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