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OT: Re^10: Confused by some var names in perlref

by soonix (Abbot)
on Dec 20, 2018 at 10:36 UTC ( #1227515=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^9: Confused by some var names in perlref
in thread Confused by some var names in perlref

race Rennen, Rasse, Lauf, Wettlauf, Geschlecht, Wettrennen
This is mingling two different meanings, one of which doesn't relate to the main lemma:
race (heritage) Rasse, Geschlecht (contest) Rennen, Lauf, Wettlauf, Wettrennen
(see also wiktionary). Such constellations occur frequently, so you might want to apply these look-ups recursively.

For the translation of that sentence, the "private parts" part is OK, but I would translate to wave not with winken, but with wedeln. However, that'd be more ontopic at languagemonks ;-)

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