mediativ

English translation: mediatorily

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German term or phrase:mediativ
English translation:mediatorily
Entered by: Thomas Bollmann

09:33 Aug 30, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Religion
German term or phrase: mediativ
im Osten wird der Morgen mediativ begrüßt
Thomas Bollmann
Germany
Local time: 18:51
mediatorily
Explanation:
The OED gives this example of its use: *A mediatorial function ... pervades the whole dispensation of God's natural providence, by which men have to suffer for each other.*
So as I understand it, Easteners greet the sun mediatorily, i.e., as mediators between God and the sun?
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 11:51
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mediatorily


Explanation:
The OED gives this example of its use: *A mediatorial function ... pervades the whole dispensation of God's natural providence, by which men have to suffer for each other.*
So as I understand it, Easteners greet the sun mediatorily, i.e., as mediators between God and the sun?


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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 11:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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