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09:33 Mar 20, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Wirrsal
"...aus diesem Wirrsal von Wahn"

Could whirlwind? Crazy mix?
Martin Gibbs
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Summary of answers provided
na'... from this confusing delusion'xxxYve
naturmoil of illusion / insanity
Vesna Zivcic
naentanglement, confusion, disorder, chaos
Mats Wiman
naentanglement, confusion, disorder, chaos
Mats Wiman
naentanglement, confusion, disorder, chaos
Mats Wiman


  

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6 mins
entanglement, confusion, disorder, chaos


Explanation:
..out from this delutional confusion..


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Mats Wiman
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7 mins
entanglement, confusion, disorder, chaos


Explanation:
..out from this delutional confusion..


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Mats Wiman
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10 mins
entanglement, confusion, disorder, chaos


Explanation:
... out of this delutional confusion..

Wahn=illusion, delusion, erroneous impression, madness, mania


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Mats Wiman
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1 hr
turmoil of illusion / insanity


Explanation:
Wirrsal - chaos, confusion, turmoil

Wahn - illusion, delusion
Wahnsinn - insanity

Vesna Zivcic
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8 hrs
'... from this confusing delusion'


Explanation:
'... aus diesem Wirrsal von Wahn' = '... from this confusing delusion'

Wirsal = confusion
Wahn = delusion

So what you already understood... 'crazy mix', wasn't too far off.

It all depends on the rest of your text. I think you have enough answers to choose from now, or do all these answers create a "confusing delusion" for you now? ;)

You will find english and german usage of the mentioned words on the following webpages. Use the 'find' option under the Edit button (on top of your screen) for 'confusing delusion' or 'Wirrsal von Wahn', depending on the langauge the page is written in of course:

http://www.virtusens.de/Friedrich_Nietzsche/werk/Nietzsche_F...

http://www.badmovies.org/movies/horrorplanet/

http://blia.org/WORDS/keynote/e8.htm



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