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Who\'s your daddy

German translation: Wer ist dein Mann, Liebhaber, Freund, Chef, Boss oder Zuhälter

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16:43 Nov 29, 2000
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: Who\'s your daddy
phrase
Cory Helmuth
German translation:Wer ist dein Mann, Liebhaber, Freund, Chef, Boss oder Zuhälter
Explanation:
In songs, the phrase is normally not used with the literal meaning: "Wer ist dein Vater".

In song lyrics, it usually means: "Wer ist dein Mann, Liebhaber, Freund, Chef, Boss" or in the case of Doug Arms lyrics below, "Zuhälter"

http://www.jesterrocks.com/digitalia.html

WHO'S YOUR DADDY?
Music & Lyrics: Doug Arms © 1998

"Who’s your Daddy?
You’re not the girl next door
Who’s your Daddy?"

There is another "Who's your daddy" song by Mc Boggz that I'd better not print here.

"Who's your daddy, lil' girl?" Here "daddy" means "Liebhaber"

The most famous and probably the first song with these lyrics was TIME OF THE SEASON by the Zombies in 1965:

http://www.cosmic-kitchen.com/Songs/Zombies/TimeOfTheSeason....

It's the time of the season
When the love runs high
In this time give it to me easy
And let me try with pleasured hands
To take you in the sun to promised lands
To show you everyone
It's the time of the season for loving...

What's your name? Who's your daddy?
Is he rich like me?
Has he taken any time
To show you what you need to live
Tell it to me slowly. Tell you why
I really want to know
It's the time of the season for loving...

What's your name? Who's your daddy?
Is he rich like me?
Has he taken any time
To show you what you need to live
Tell it to me slowly. Tell you why
I really want to know
It's the time of the season for loving...

"TIME OF THE SEASON" has recently been re-recorded but I do not who the artist(s) are.

- HTH - Dan
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Dan McCrosky
Local time: 04:11
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Summary of answers provided
naWer ist dein Mann, Liebhaber, Freund, Chef, Boss oder ZuhälterDan McCrosky
naWer ist der Boss hier?
Dr. Sahib Bleher
naWer ist dein Vater?
Mats Wiman


  

Answers


23 mins
Wer ist dein Vater?


Explanation:
Wer ist dein Vater/Vati/Daddy?


    13 years in Germany
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 04:11
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 711
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8 hrs
Wer ist der Boss hier?


Explanation:
Who's your daddy (wörtlich Wer ist dein Vater) ist ein hier in England üblicher Ausdruck unter jungen Leuten, um anzugeben und zu sagen: Wer denkst Du denn, dass hier das Sagen hat. Ich bin der Boss, gib's doch mal zu.


Dr. Sahib Bleher
Local time: 03:11
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 106
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11 hrs
Wer ist dein Mann, Liebhaber, Freund, Chef, Boss oder Zuhälter


Explanation:
In songs, the phrase is normally not used with the literal meaning: "Wer ist dein Vater".

In song lyrics, it usually means: "Wer ist dein Mann, Liebhaber, Freund, Chef, Boss" or in the case of Doug Arms lyrics below, "Zuhälter"

http://www.jesterrocks.com/digitalia.html

WHO'S YOUR DADDY?
Music & Lyrics: Doug Arms © 1998

"Who’s your Daddy?
You’re not the girl next door
Who’s your Daddy?"

There is another "Who's your daddy" song by Mc Boggz that I'd better not print here.

"Who's your daddy, lil' girl?" Here "daddy" means "Liebhaber"

The most famous and probably the first song with these lyrics was TIME OF THE SEASON by the Zombies in 1965:

http://www.cosmic-kitchen.com/Songs/Zombies/TimeOfTheSeason....

It's the time of the season
When the love runs high
In this time give it to me easy
And let me try with pleasured hands
To take you in the sun to promised lands
To show you everyone
It's the time of the season for loving...

What's your name? Who's your daddy?
Is he rich like me?
Has he taken any time
To show you what you need to live
Tell it to me slowly. Tell you why
I really want to know
It's the time of the season for loving...

What's your name? Who's your daddy?
Is he rich like me?
Has he taken any time
To show you what you need to live
Tell it to me slowly. Tell you why
I really want to know
It's the time of the season for loving...

"TIME OF THE SEASON" has recently been re-recorded but I do not who the artist(s) are.

- HTH - Dan


Dan McCrosky
Local time: 04:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 390
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