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Trockenbauarbeiten

English translation: dry, mortarless construction work

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German term or phrase:Trockenbauarbeiten
English translation:dry, mortarless construction work
Entered by: zapfsully
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21:55 Sep 3, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Trockenbauarbeiten
construction

Daemm (insulation) and .....
zapfsully
United States
Local time: 18:51
dry, mortarless construction work
Explanation:
The - arbeiten at the end of the word refers to the kind of work being performed. LEO translates Trockenbau as dry, mortarless construction.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 20:51
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thanks once more!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1dry, mortarless construction work
Kim Metzger
naSorry I got it wrong
Poornima Iyengar
na -1plaster-board plates
Poornima Iyengar


  

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19 mins peer agreement (net): -1
plaster-board plates


Explanation:
Also called 'Gipskartonplatten'

HTH
Poornima


    Reference: http://www.karaganda.de/Lexikon-rus/s-lexikon.htm
Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 08:21
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Kim Metzger: I can't see how -arbeiten can be plates. The suffix has to do with working or work.
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32 mins
Sorry I got it wrong


Explanation:
Seems like I got this one completely wrong
I apologize!
Poornima

Poornima Iyengar
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33 mins peer agreement (net): +1
dry, mortarless construction work


Explanation:
The - arbeiten at the end of the word refers to the kind of work being performed. LEO translates Trockenbau as dry, mortarless construction.


    Reference: http://dict.leo.org
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 20:51
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 1568
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thanks once more!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  bhpirch: dry construction work would be correct
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