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Rising Sun*
12-10-2007, 05:34 AM
German = 'Smaragd nixe'

Internet translators tell me that smaragd is emerald and nixe is mermaid.

So, does 'smaragd nixe' mean in English an 'emerald mermaid'?

12-10-2007, 09:56 AM
Jup, these translators work fine these days.

12-10-2007, 01:27 PM
Mermaid is 'Seejungfer' or 'Nixe,' both fem.

'Smaragd' is the noun for emerald, masc. The adj. for the color emerald is 'smaragdgrün.''

What the two words together signify, I know not. Someone else here may.