Wer im Gedachtniss seiner Friebate fortlebt ist nict gestorben_er ist nur fern
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22:52 Sep 30, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase:Wer im Gedachtniss seiner Friebate fortlebt ist nict gestorben_er ist nur fern
This is an inscription on a grave stone
of an ancestor.
Explanation: The problem lies with "Friebate", which is not a German word, at least not one I've ever heard of. The only word I came up with after 5 minutes of turning it around in my brain was "Fürbitte" (intercession), but unfortunately this doesn't make much sense.
Basically, this leaves us with: Who lives on in the memory of his "Friebate", is not deceased, but only far away.
It would be very helpful if you could check the inscripton.