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20:15 Apr 30, 2008
German Middle High (ca.1050-1500) to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Music
German Middle High (ca.1050-1500) term or phrase: ist mehr ve
Musical Line in Carmina Burana
Andra Baker

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4 +1I grieve
Rebecca Garber



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
I grieve

The entire line is:
nach mime gesellen ist mir we

I grieve for my companion/lover
I am sorrowful about my companion/lover

The first matches Orff's libretto. The latter is more literal.

Rebecca Garber
Local time: 04:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Peter Oettli
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, Peter. Nice to find someone else who knows MHD.
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