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Re: _otstraneniye?_ (was Re: German favourite words (was Re: Language Difficulty)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 2, 2001, 16:50
In a message dated 01.10.2001 08:47:36 AM, bc_@MAIL.RU writes:

>Hardly so. At any rate, the form you cited is impossible. And yes, I'd >use _otstraneniye_ translating the German term. I can think only of the >verb from which the noun is derived: _otstanit'(sya)_ or >_otstranyat'(sya)_. > >>It is a word used meaning >>"to make the everyday strange." > >If pressed to it, I'd translate it to English litterally as >'(self-)alien(iz)ation'. Not sure if this sounds OK. >
Thanx. ::takes notes:: czHANg