Re: those irregular prepositions
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, June 23, 2006, 15:09|
daniel prohaska writes:
> "Did you learn the Southern German times for quarters, too? I am
> always totally confused by them, especiall 'Viertel Drei' ('quarter
> three'), which is 2:15.
> Think of it as "ein verstrichenes Viertel bis drei (drei Viertel fehlen
> noch)". It's the same as "halb drei" for 2:30.
Erm, yes, I know how to interpret it, but it's just not the way I
think of hours.