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English translation: als Mitglied?

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16:52 Jan 26, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: a.M.
Unfortunately, b/c of poor legibility, I can't even be sure that this is what the letters are. The capital M is certain, the lowercase A is iffy. Whatever it is, it appears only once in my document before the author's name in a paranthetical reference to a work cited. Shortly before, in the actual body of the document, "a.E." appears to have corresponded to "am Ende," but I just can't come up with an "am M." Any suggestions? I don't think they're initials, b/c everywhere else only the author's last name is given.
Cami Townsend
English translation:als Mitglied?
Explanation:
My dictionairy of abbreveations gives the following possibilities fo a.M.:
am Main
als Mitglied
amtliche Mitteilung
anderer Meinung
angewandte Mathematik
Maybe one of these fits.
If the a is not an a, what else could it be? Let me know, and I'll do some more looking up.

Eva
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Eva Gerkrath
Netherlands
Local time: 18:06
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Thanks to both of you for responding. Because I could never be sure whether it really was an "a" or not (and I don't think it was an "n" b/c it didn't resemble the other lowercase "n's" when I zoomed in on it), I explained in my translation that the abbreviation was illegible and unclear. Luckily, it was only within a parenthetical reference to a work cited, so it didn't affect the meaning of the text as a whole.
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na?? nach Meinung ??Dan McCrosky
naals Mitglied?Eva Gerkrath


  

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8 hrs
als Mitglied?


Explanation:
My dictionairy of abbreveations gives the following possibilities fo a.M.:
am Main
als Mitglied
amtliche Mitteilung
anderer Meinung
angewandte Mathematik
Maybe one of these fits.
If the a is not an a, what else could it be? Let me know, and I'll do some more looking up.

Eva


Eva Gerkrath
Netherlands
Local time: 18:06
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 54
Grading comment
Thanks to both of you for responding. Because I could never be sure whether it really was an "a" or not (and I don't think it was an "n" b/c it didn't resemble the other lowercase "n's" when I zoomed in on it), I explained in my translation that the abbreviation was illegible and unclear. Luckily, it was only within a parenthetical reference to a work cited, so it didn't affect the meaning of the text as a whole.
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13 hrs
?? nach Meinung ??


Explanation:
If it could be an "n" in front of the "M", then this might make sense. In the opinion of Ms/Mr "Author". "n.M." is an official abbreviation according to my Langenscheidt.

Dan McCrosky
Local time: 18:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1541
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