[German] translation question

Alex Pummer alex at pcscons.com
Tue Nov 13 13:58:12 UTC 2012



also noise bridge has a very special meaning in high frequency technics 
for impedance measurement ;
Alex Pummer


On 11/13/2012 5:34 AM, Christian Wolff wrote:
> You could also go with:
>
>   Rauschbrücke
>
> In the electrical engineering sense, "noise" often
> means "Rauschen", which technically would be "static
> noise" in english. "Rausch" also has another meaning
> of "ecstasy" or "inebriated state". "Brücke" is just
> "bridge",also in electrical engineering.
>
>   Cheers,
>     Christian.
>
> On 2012-11-13 2:57, Sebastian Stiffel wrote:
>> Here are different approaches:
>>
>> StörLeiter (kind of an annoying or disturbing connection)
>> KlatschÜbergang (gossip exchange)
>>
>> If I had to I'd go with the first suggestion...
>>
>> The ambiguity of words is one thing of beauty about the English 
>> language. And a reason, why not everything should be translated.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Sebastian
>>
>>
>> Am 13.11.2012 um 11:47 schrieb Tony Longshanks LeTigre 
>> <anthonyletigre at gmail.com <mailto:anthonyletigre at gmail.com>>:
>>
>>> 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 
>>> <mailto: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 <mailto: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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