[German] translation question

Tony Longshanks LeTigre anthonyletigre at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 10:47:30 UTC 2012


OK, thanks, Sebastian.
I kind of wanted to know what "Noisebridge" would be in German, though.
Would you hazard an approximation? Larm---something else?

On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 1:07 AM, Sebastian Stiffel <unacum at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Tony,
>
> My 2 cents:
> - Don't translate Noisebridge, since the German translations are more
> strict (bridge has ~5 meanings in German, but the German Brücke is only one
> of them and not very well fitting)
> - And some slight grammar corrections:
>
> *NoiseBridge, mein NoiseBridge: Himmel, Hölle und Hackerspace! Ein
> bittersüßer Wunschtraum wird wahr; der Wirbel von negativer Liebe und
> ewiger Ablenkung.*
>
> Greets from northern Germany,
>
> Sebastian
>
>
> Am 13.11.2012 um 10:01 schrieb Tony Longshanks LeTigre <
> anthonyletigre at gmail.com>:
>
> Guten tag guys,
>
>
> I don't know if the German group is still active or not, but could someone
> proofread this for me & let me know if it makes sense? My German is very
> rudimentary.
>
> *LärmBrücke, Meine LärmBrücke: Himmel, Hölle und Hackerspace! Bittersüß
> Wunschtraum wird wahr; Wirbel von negative Liebe und ewige Ablenkung.*
> I want it to say
>
> NoiseBridge, my NoiseBridge: heaven, hell and hackerspace! Bittersweet
> pipe dream come true; vortex of negative love and everlasting distraction.
>
> It's an inscription I'm including on the back cover of issue 3 of my
> Noisebridge zine, ZiP, which will be released at 5 Minutes of Fame<https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/File:5MoF_flyer_111512.jpg>this Thursday.
>
> Danke,
>
>
>
>  Tony
>
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