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English translation: have personal knowledge of...

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19:13 Nov 30, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: aus eigenem Wissen
It's probably very simple, but I'm having trouble with the sentence: "Sie erklärte, von der Geburt aus eigenem Wissen unterrichtet zu sein." It appears under the part of a birth certificate stating on whose verbal/written announcement, in this case verbal, the birth is being recorded.
Cami Townsend
English translation:have personal knowledge of...
Explanation:
I believe the "proper legal" term is to have personal knowledge of s.th.

She stated to have personal knowledge of the birth.

Cf.
...under either exception, she must have personal knowledge! 1. Truck Insurance Exchange v. Michling (145): [tells wife head hurts] Facts: P’s husband ...
www.pitt.edu/~lawwomen/outlines/evidencetd.htm

a witness must have personal knowledge of the matters about which he testifies. The fact that new Rule ...
touchngo.com/lglcntr/ctrules/evcom/EVC-37.htm
(and many others)

Hope this fits into your context!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 14:31
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Summary of answers provided
nahave personal knowledge of...Ulrike Lieder
nafirst-hand
Mats Wiman


  

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first-hand


Explanation:
She declared to know about the birth first-hand.


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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 23:31
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498
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1 hr
have personal knowledge of...


Explanation:
I believe the "proper legal" term is to have personal knowledge of s.th.

She stated to have personal knowledge of the birth.

Cf.
...under either exception, she must have personal knowledge! 1. Truck Insurance Exchange v. Michling (145): [tells wife head hurts] Facts: P’s husband ...
www.pitt.edu/~lawwomen/outlines/evidencetd.htm

a witness must have personal knowledge of the matters about which he testifies. The fact that new Rule ...
touchngo.com/lglcntr/ctrules/evcom/EVC-37.htm
(and many others)

Hope this fits into your context!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 14:31
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525

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