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English translation: gentlemen\'s wing and ladies\' wing

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German term or phrase:Damen- und Herrenbau
English translation:gentlemen\'s wing and ladies\' wing
Entered by: Olav Rixen
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21:15 Feb 22, 2012
German to English translations [PRO]
Architecture
German term or phrase: Damen- und Herrenbau
.... stehen dem Besucher derzeit wesentliche Bereiche der teils möblierten, teils museal eingerichteten fürstlichen Wohnräume im **Damen- und Herrenbau** offen.

From a description of Löwenburg castle.
Olav Rixen
Canada
Local time: 04:11
gentlemen's wing and ladies' wing
Explanation:
Wilhelm hatte zahlreiche Mätressen, mit der 24 Jahre jüngeren Karoline von
Schlotheim genoss er seit 1787 seine letzte und längste Liaison. Alleine mit ihr
hatte der Landgraf sechs überlebende Kinder. Für sie wurde der Damenbau auf der
Löwenburg erweitert und eingerichtet.

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e.g. ALBERTINA - The Venue
albertina.at/en/meetings__events/the venue
The staterooms are divided into two suites of rooms: the Gentlemen's Wing on the Hofburg side of the palace, and the Ladies' Wing on the Vienna State Opera ...

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I think this would work ... and you could capitalize, as in "Gentlemen's Wing" and "Ladies' Wing"

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and "Bachelor's Wing" as analternative to "Gentelmen's Wing"

stokesaycourt.com/site/index.php/history-of-stokesay-courtThe house is laid out around a central block with three wings: a bachelors' or Gentlemen's wing, a ladies wing at the opposite end, and a service wing.

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should read "Gentlemen's" of course

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and here's an English language site on Löwenburg castle with specific refence to the Ladies' Wing:

http://ex-mihaela.blogspot.com/2011/06/lowenburg-castle-in-k...


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ex-mihaela.blogspot.com/2011/06/lowenburg-castle-in-kassel.html

Today scholars regard Löwenburg Castle ruins as one of the most significant buildings of ..... Others, like the Pearl Tapestry Room in the ladies' wing, have been ...
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David Hollywood
Local time: 08:11
Grading comment
Thanks, David.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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gentlemen's wing and ladies' wing


Explanation:
Wilhelm hatte zahlreiche Mätressen, mit der 24 Jahre jüngeren Karoline von
Schlotheim genoss er seit 1787 seine letzte und längste Liaison. Alleine mit ihr
hatte der Landgraf sechs überlebende Kinder. Für sie wurde der Damenbau auf der
Löwenburg erweitert und eingerichtet.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 13 mins (2012-02-22 21:29:12 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

e.g. ALBERTINA - The Venue
albertina.at/en/meetings__events/the venue
The staterooms are divided into two suites of rooms: the Gentlemen's Wing on the Hofburg side of the palace, and the Ladies' Wing on the Vienna State Opera ...

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 15 mins (2012-02-22 21:30:44 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

I think this would work ... and you could capitalize, as in "Gentlemen's Wing" and "Ladies' Wing"

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 16 mins (2012-02-22 21:32:09 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

and "Bachelor's Wing" as analternative to "Gentelmen's Wing"

stokesaycourt.com/site/index.php/history-of-stokesay-courtThe house is laid out around a central block with three wings: a bachelors' or Gentlemen's wing, a ladies wing at the opposite end, and a service wing.

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Note added at 17 mins (2012-02-22 21:32:54 GMT)
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should read "Gentlemen's" of course

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 21 mins (2012-02-22 21:36:52 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

and here's an English language site on Löwenburg castle with specific refence to the Ladies' Wing:

http://ex-mihaela.blogspot.com/2011/06/lowenburg-castle-in-k...


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Note added at 22 mins (2012-02-22 21:37:56 GMT)
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ex-mihaela.blogspot.com/2011/06/lowenburg-castle-in-kassel.html

Today scholars regard Löwenburg Castle ruins as one of the most significant buildings of ..... Others, like the Pearl Tapestry Room in the ladies' wing, have been ...

David Hollywood
Local time: 08:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 44
Grading comment
Thanks, David.

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