Paleonet: Help with German translation: (only a few words!)

SCHWEITZER, CARRIE cschweit at kent.edu
Thu Aug 16 16:28:17 GMT 2007


Eingeschnurtt: constricted
 
De Vries German-English Science Dictionary.
 
Dr. Carrie E. Schweitzer 
Associate Professor of Geology 
Department of Geology 
Kent State University 
Kent, OH 44242 
Phone: 330-244-3303 or 330-672-2505 
FAX: 330-672-7949 
http://www.personal.kent.edu/~cschweit/MyWebs/

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Subject: Paleonet: Help with German translation: (only a few words!)


Dear all,
 
I was wondering if anyone can help me with a translation of the following words from German to English.
 
It may seem like I'm just being lazy, but I have tried a number of different resources to translate these, and not found any results that make sense...honest!
 
Many thanks in advance, 
 
Tony.
 

*	köpfchen: 'gumption; savvy' (I like to think that ancient plankton may have had gumption, but I doubt this is correct!) 
*	Pleuridie / Pleuridien: ('Pleur-' I think is Latin for 'side', but not sure of the actual translation here: I believe the term is the same in French also) 
*	Kieselschiefer: 'pebble-schist; flint-slate' 
*	saugnapfähnlich: 'cup- or sucker-like' 
*	eingeschnürrt: ?              
*	Ast oder Zweig: 'branch or branch' (?!) 
*	Fixationspunkte: 'anchorage articles' (anchorage points?)

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Dr Anthony Butcher
Palynological Research
School of Earth & Environmental Sciences
University of Portsmouth
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