01:54 Dec 6, 2010
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Lauf
Dass die Person X deutlich kritischer bewertet werden muss, als dies Y tut, belegt seine Rolle z.B. bei dem von ihm vermittelten Erwerb von Kunstgegenstaenden aus juedischem Besitz durch die Stadt Lauf.

A person stored artifacts during WWII in Germany with supposed aim of displaying them later in a yet to be established museum in the town mentioned.
From a late 1940s memoir.

I do not know how to translate the word Lauf in this sentence. So far my translation says:

It is clear that the individual X needs to be more critically evaluated than Y does, to assess his role, for instance in the way [Lauf?] he negotiated the acquisition by the city of objets d'art of Jewish provenance.
Local time: 18:10

Discussion entries: 8


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.

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:

Your current localization setting


Select a language

Term search
  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search