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German translation: die Rache

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English term or phrase:vengeance
German translation:die Rache
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00:26 May 20, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: vengeance
I sought vengeance on my family's murderer.
Aaron (i want as precise as possible)
(die) Rache ; sich rächen
Explanation:
vengeance = die Rache

Ich wollte mích an dem Mörder meiner Familie rächen.

Ich wollte Rache an dem Mörder meiner Familie nehmen.

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Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 09:36
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thanx i appreciate your help, all of u had good answers but this one was quick and precise - exactly what i needed
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na(die) Rache ; sich rächen
Vesna Zivcic
naVergeltung, RacheKaktus
naRache
Henning Bochert


  

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18 mins
Rache


Explanation:
Ich habe am Mörder meiner Familie Rache geübt.

"Rache üben" is a fixed phrase in German, equivalent to "rächen" - "to revenge."

Hope it helps -

Henning Bochert


    Collins New Dictionary
Henning Bochert
Germany
Local time: 09:36
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 38

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19 mins
Vergeltung, Rache


Explanation:
Ich übte Vergeltung am Mörder meiner Familie.
Ich rächte mich am Mörder meiner Familie.


    Langenscheidt and German mother tongue
Kaktus
Local time: 09:36
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 11

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22 mins
(die) Rache ; sich rächen


Explanation:
vengeance = die Rache

Ich wollte mích an dem Mörder meiner Familie rächen.

Ich wollte Rache an dem Mörder meiner Familie nehmen.



Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 09:36
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 395
Grading comment
thanx i appreciate your help, all of u had good answers but this one was quick and precise - exactly what i needed

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