Re: [Cz-L] Translation

From: HARDY BREIER <HARDY3_at_BEZEQINT.NET>
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2014 18:44:37 +0200
To: Marion Tauschwitz <mariontau_at_web.de>, Czernowitz Members <czernowitz-l_at_cornell.edu>
Reply-To: HARDY BREIER <HARDY3_at_BEZEQINT.NET>

Ziegeleischaffer.
  I think I got it:
The man was a driver at the Ziegelei : Der Ziegelei Chauffeur.
  The high school boys who filled the forms didnt know how to spell
  it in the French way so that is how it came to be.
   For us to break the heads uselessly....

Hardy

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From: "Marion Tauschwitz" <mariontau_at_web.de>
To: "Czernowitz Members" <czernowitz-l_at_cornell.edu>
Sent: Sunday, February 16, 2014 6:04 PM
Subject: Re: [Cz-L] Translation

In German you can use the word "schaffen" in the meaning of "work".
Especially in the south of Germany (Austria?). "Er ist ein Schaffer" - means
he is somebody who works hard and a lot. "Er schafft beim B├Ącker" - he works
in a bakery - without being a baker.
So "Ziegeleischaffer" in my opinion is somebody who works in a "Ziegelei".
Not necessarily in the production of bricks. He is employed at a "Ziegelei".

Kind regards, Marion

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Gesendet: Sonntag, 16. Februar 2014 um 16:54 Uhr
Von: "Felix Garfunkel" <felixg1_at_prodigy.net>
An: "Bruce Wexler" <ajs1pres_at_yahoo.com>
Cc: "CZ List" <Czernowitz-L_at_cornell.edu>
Betreff: Re: [Cz-L] Translation
I think the translation could be described as "ice bricks provider".
Presumably for ice boxes or other cooling needs in summer. The word is
Ziegeleischaffer.

Felix
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