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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lizpee

can't find this word anywhere...

in the following sentence: "Irgendjemand würde dort Unheimliches antäuschen und Päntz entführen."

what does "Päntz" mean? i can't find it anywhere :((

July 9, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christian

"Pänz" is Cologne dialect for "Kinder" (children/kids).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lizpee

but the word in the text i was looking at is Päntz, it has a t in it...i also found Pänz, but don't know if it's the same as Päntz...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christian

It's definitely the same. This dialect doesn't have a standardised orthography, so you'll find a lot of spelling variations.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dieta

that ( Päntz ) are ( children ) also make sense to the sentence before ... ... there you can read ( Kinder verschwinden ) ... ... http://www.fuenf-filmfreunde.de/2006/07/27/brothers-grimm/ ... ... Doch statt einer Strafe, sollen die beiden ... ( das Verschwinden von Kindern ) ... in einem abgelegenen Dorf aufklären. Irgendjemand würde dort Unheimliches antäuschen und ... ( Päntz entführen ).

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