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German term or phrase:Losorakel
English translation:divination by lot
Entered by: Valeska Maier-Wörz
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10:40 Dec 6, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
History / Fortune-telling, mysticism
German term or phrase: Losorakel
Hello all! This is from a text on the history of fortune-telling and it's one of a list:

"Nachdem schon seit der Antike Losorakel, Runenstäbe und Würfelentscheidungen zur Wahrsagung dienten,"
Hilary Davies Shelby
United States
Local time: 16:19
divination by lot/lots
maybe more exact?
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Valeska Maier-Wörz
Local time: 23:19
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Thank you so much!
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4 +6divination by lot/lots
Valeska Maier-Wörz



45 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
divination by lot/lots

maybe more exact?

    Reference: http://www.newadvent.org/summa/309508.htm
Valeska Maier-Wörz
Local time: 23:19
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PRO pts in category: 4
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Thank you so much!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxFrancis Lee: it would appear to be a great deal more accurate ! (which is what prompted me to remove my suggestion)
15 mins

agree  sylvie malich
23 mins

agree  msherms: also agree - see here http://www.spirithome.com/paralots.html
26 mins

agree  xxxAWa
30 mins

agree  Gabrielle Lyons
3 hrs

agree  Johanna Timm, PhD
5 hrs
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