KudoZ home » English to German » Religion

wake

German translation: Totenwache

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
10:51 Nov 5, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Religion
English term or phrase: wake
A memorial service for deceased. Instead of a funeral, a wake.
Andy
German translation:Totenwache
Explanation:
In Irland scheint dies - lt. Bekannten - noch bis vor einiger Zeit recht üblich gewesen zu sein, besonders im ländlichen Gebiet.
Selected response from:

Silke Namuth
Germany
Local time: 00:18
Grading comment
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
5 +4Totenwache
Silke Namuth


  

Answers


4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Totenwache


Explanation:
In Irland scheint dies - lt. Bekannten - noch bis vor einiger Zeit recht üblich gewesen zu sein, besonders im ländlichen Gebiet.


    own experience
Silke Namuth
Germany
Local time: 00:18
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson
30 mins

agree  Alexander Schleber: A party all the way to the graveyard!
45 mins

agree  Claudia Tomaschek
1 hr

agree  Maya Jurt: Before, noit instead of a funeral. A tradition in catholic counties.
1 hr
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


Changes made by editors
Jul 23, 2014 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
FieldTech/Engineering » Other
Field (specific)(none) » Religion


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search