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Thread #69564   Message #2409911
Posted By: Gulliver
10-Aug-08 - 01:26 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Und was bekam des Soldaten Weib? (Brecht
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Und Was Bekam des Soldaten Weib
Well, I did say it was used in slang. My Wahrig dictionary describes it as "Umgangsprache" (which my Harraps defines as "colloquial speech"): Frau, Ehefrau. My female room-mate in Germany used it all the time for "women" (Weiber).