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Sternenterrasse

English translation: star-shaped/gazing terrace

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German term or phrase:Sternenterrasse
English translation:star-shaped/gazing terrace
Entered by: Jonathan MacKerron
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11:06 Nov 21, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture
German term or phrase: Sternenterrasse
Weitere Möglichkeiten die Einmaligkeit des Wohnens über der Erde erlebbar zu machen sind die Sternenterrasse, ein einfacher Lastenaufzug und die Röhrenrutsche.
Jay Whitten
Russian Federation
Local time: 13:55
star-shaped terrace
Explanation:
a wild guess

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Note added at 6 mins (2008-11-21 11:13:13 GMT)
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star-gazing terrace??

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Note added at 7 mins (2008-11-21 11:14:35 GMT)
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"star-gazing terrace" more probable given the Wohnen über der Erde context
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Summary of answers provided
1 +7star-shaped terrace
Jonathan MacKerron


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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +7
star-shaped terrace


Explanation:
a wild guess

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Note added at 6 mins (2008-11-21 11:13:13 GMT)
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star-gazing terrace??

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Note added at 7 mins (2008-11-21 11:14:35 GMT)
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"star-gazing terrace" more probable given the Wohnen über der Erde context

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 127

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ken Cox: subject to further info, I agree with 'star-gazing' -- klar, auf 'n Sternenterrasse guckt man den Sternenhimmel an.
6 mins

agree  GeorginaW: star gazing terrace (or balcony/platform, if it's above the ground)
1 hr

agree  Inge Meinzer
2 hrs

agree  Ingeborg Gowans: star gazing is quite possible here
2 hrs

agree  Helen Shiner: probably star-gazing, if the context is right, but why not just roof terrace? Another wild guess..../Given that this is a treehouse, I think Georgina's suggestion of 'platform' might be more in keeping.
5 hrs

agree  interpr8er: star-gazing terrace - nice!
7 hrs

agree  Stephen Reader: No definitive Eng. term, but yes to star-gazing (or 'night sky...', not star-shaped: www.hotelsolelimone.com/gardasee-ausfluge-lagarina.htm; www.karinhall.it/deu/monte_bondone_deu.pdf
1 day16 hrs
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Dec 1, 2008 - Changes made by Jonathan MacKerron:
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