[Sca-cooks] Meaning of weitergart (Mod. Germ.)
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Sat Aug 14 22:59:50 PDT 2010
--- Terry Decker <t.d.decker at att.net> schrieb am So, 15.8.2010:
> Von: Terry Decker <t.d.decker at att.net>
> Betreff: Re: [Sca-cooks] Meaning of weitergart (Mod. Germ.)
> An: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Datum: Sonntag, 15. August, 2010 01:08 Uhr
> > German is wonderful - you can
> have a verb from almost any adjective. This one is indeed
> 'garen' (no umlaut), and it does mean the cooking process.
> > Cheers
> > Giano
> And, of course, this is one of those verbs that does not
> appear in my dictionaries. Thanks.
It's derived from an adjective AND compounded - about the highest level of nasty there is. If it's in a dictionary, it will be under 'garen', and even that is unlikely.
Sometimes I think we just do this to confuse foreigners.
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