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06:19 Jun 6, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: goethes gammtliche berte.
book heading
tim krauser
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Summary of answers provided
naThe complete works of Goethe
Dierk Seeburg
nawordplayUschi (Ursula) Walke
naword play?
Caro Maucher
naComplete Works of Goethexxxlone


  

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14 mins
Complete Works of Goethe


Explanation:
Maybe you mean Göthes sämtliche Werke?


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xxxlone
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54 mins
word play?


Explanation:
If this is really the title, I reckon it might be a pun on Goethes gesammelte Werke ot the complete works of G., though it would still be hard to say... gammtlich doesn't make sense, it might be "gammlig", meaning not very fresh, rotting, and Berte is a female name. Or it might be "Bärte" (sounds the same), meaning beards. Errr...

Caro Maucher
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1 hr
wordplay


Explanation:
gaamtlich = I can see gammelig and gesammelte and amtlich in that word

berte = Baerte or Werke or
Berthe,( Morisot), the wife of Max Frisch

nothing makes sense to me considering Goethes work, his philosophy and his life,

giving up.
Uschi





Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 06:59
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
profile removed: Don't despair - the asker probably used some "phonetic" transcription of whatever they think it was
5 hrs

DPS: WHO GRDADED THIS 4???
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23 hrs
The complete works of Goethe


Explanation:
Having done translations of Altdeutsch and Sütterlin, this looks very much like an slightly failed attempt to read an altdeutsche book heading. In Altdeutsch, sämmtliche is spelled with two "m" as opposed to the contemporary spelling with one "m". The "W" in Altdeutsch, or what some call Gothic in English, looks almost like a "B", but isn't, and the lowercase "k" is distinguishable from the lowercase "t" except for the little curl near the cross of the "t".

Cheerio,
Dierk


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Dierk Seeburg
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DPS: YES!
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