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Old 12-24-2011, 02:51 AM   #1
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Default My new Christmas stein. Can you read German?

I got a German Stein for Christmas. I love it! Can you help me translate the German wording on it?


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Old 12-24-2011, 03:04 AM   #2
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I'm not fluent, but can usually pick it apart enough to get the jist.

Literal:
If you haven't had a Rauch your not a good man.
There are noble beers in the Pantoffelhelden.

Loose:
Only the good men drink Rauch.
The noble beers of Pantoffelhelden.

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It's been many years since I studied German, but with the aid of an online translator, here's what I get out of it:

"Whoever has never been drunk is not a good man"

"The noble beer gives even the hen-pecked husband strength."


Of course I could be totally off the track, too.

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Lol wow those translations are totally different. Awesome stein, I picked up a couple when I was in Germany, they're neat.

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It's been many years since I studied German, but with the aid of an online translator, here's what I get out of it:

"Whoever has never been drunk is not a good man"

"The noble beer gives even the hen-pecked husband strength."


Of course I could be totally off the track, too.




Nope thats dead on it, good translation

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It's been many years since I studied German, but with the aid of an online translator, here's what I get out of it:

"Whoever has never been drunk is not a good man"

"The noble beer gives even the hen-pecked husband strength."


Of course I could be totally off the track, too.
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It's been many years since I studied German, but with the aid of an online translator, here's what I get out of it:

"Whoever has never been drunk is not a good man"

"The noble beer gives even the hen-pecked husband strength."


Of course I could be totally off the track, too.




Nope thats dead on it, good translation
I concur
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