Lichtenstein

English translation: Lichtenstein, Sachsen

10:18 Aug 2, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Lichtenstein
Is this the German word for Liechtenstein or is this just a place in Germany?
Julie
English translation:Lichtenstein, Sachsen
Explanation:
It could be a misspelling of the German "Liechtenstein," which is spelled the same way in English, but the Northern Light search engine revealed 50,000+ hits for this spelling. Many were for the last name Lichtenstein, but many, like the URL below, showed Lichtenstein castle, which is in Lichtenstein, Germany.

A really helful website when in doubt is http://www.entry.de/index. It's basically a list of www servers in Germany, but if you type in a name it will show if there are any matching hits for that location and show you on the map where it is. I find it helpful when dealing with poor copies of certificates where the name of a person's birthplace is illegible. According to the information found there, Lichtenstein is in Sachsen, near Zwickau.
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naIt's not the country
Nancy Schmeing
naLichtenstein, Sachsen
Cami Townsend (X)
naYou're right
Nancy Schmeing


  

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8 mins
You're right


Explanation:
It's the country. Found over 7,000 hits for it, including the one below about a castle of the same name.

. Lichtenstein
95% - Articles & General info: Schloß Lichtenstein. Schloßverwaltung... Lichtenstein. 72805 Lichtenstein. Tel. 49-(0)7129- 4102, Fax. 5259. Das wurde 1840- 1842 bis zur heutigen Form erweitert.... 07/08/2000
German site: http:/ / www.urach.de/ html/ lichtenstein.htm


Nancy Schmeing
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13 mins
Lichtenstein, Sachsen


Explanation:
It could be a misspelling of the German "Liechtenstein," which is spelled the same way in English, but the Northern Light search engine revealed 50,000+ hits for this spelling. Many were for the last name Lichtenstein, but many, like the URL below, showed Lichtenstein castle, which is in Lichtenstein, Germany.

A really helful website when in doubt is http://www.entry.de/index. It's basically a list of www servers in Germany, but if you type in a name it will show if there are any matching hits for that location and show you on the map where it is. I find it helpful when dealing with poor copies of certificates where the name of a person's birthplace is illegible. According to the information found there, Lichtenstein is in Sachsen, near Zwickau.


    Reference: http://www.urach.de/html/lichtenstein.htm
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15 mins
It's not the country


Explanation:
It's not the country after all. Here's a URL from there. However the other URL shows you where it is! Nancy


    Reference: http://www.angelfire.com/fl/Liechtenstein/index.html
Nancy Schmeing
Canada
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