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dem gemeinsamen Hochmut [...] gemein

Discussion in 'Deutsch (German)' started by Löwenfrau, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. Löwenfrau

    Löwenfrau Senior Member

    São Paulo
    Brazilian Portuguese
    "Das Wort (Fetisch, fetiscio, fétiche, fetish) ist dem gemeinsamen Hochmut der christlichen Völker gemein." Mauthner

    I just want to check if I'm understanding correctly what seems to me a wordplay of the author:

    "the word Fetisch... is common to the common arrogance of the Christian peoples"
     
  2. Schimmelreiter

    Schimmelreiter Senior Member

    Deutsch
    Well roared, Lioness.
     
  3. Löwenfrau

    Löwenfrau Senior Member

    São Paulo
    Brazilian Portuguese

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