English translation: ethereal

17:12 Nov 2, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Poetry & Literature
German term or phrase: Feinstoff
Und so haben die schlechten Gedanken und Gefühle der Menschen in Millionen von Jahren auch feinstofflich finstere Gesellen erschaffen,

I can find "feststoff" but not "feinstoff".
Many thanks for any help....
English translation:ethereal
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Sabine Akabayov, PhD
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3 +2ethereal
Sabine Akabayov, PhD



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Sabine Akabayov, PhD
Local time: 17:07
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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agree  franglish: Not an easy one! "... created dark ethereal companions" or "... created dark/maleficent companions on the subtle plane", maybe
19 hrs

agree  Helen Shiner: though ethereal makes them sound quite nice; perhaps 'in the ether' or as franglish's excellent suggestion has it, 'on the subtle plane'.
2 days 21 hrs
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