Re: Verkantet in English

From: Rainer Buchty (
Date: 2005-07-18 13:31:05

>Leo does not give the meaning "recognize" for "kennen", but my paper
>dictionary does.  So, in this case, Leo has missed a meaning.

That is, cause "recognize" typically means "erkennen" (as in "I think I 
recognize him, it's Harry Potter!") where "kennen" means "to know" (as 
in "I know that guy, he's no good.").

>The problem with dictionaries is that they do not give the enough 
>information about the ussage of words, especially technical computer 

Plus, they are lightyears behind actual use of language.

Try searching for terms like "we're hosed!". Or get the right attributes 
of "fett" in contemporary youth speak...


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