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Discussion in 'Deutsch (German)' started by Dipankar, Apr 11, 2013.

  1. Dipankar New Member

    English
    How do I write "with reference to" in German?
     
  2. Löwenfrau

    Löwenfrau Senior Member

    São Paulo
    Brazilian Portuguese
    You can use, for instance, "bezüglich" + Genitiv.

    Ex.:

    Bezüglich seiner Frau...
    (With reference to his wife...)

    Another way is "was (akk.) betrifft":

    Ex.:
    Was seine Frau betrifft, ...

    And also "betreffend" (+Akkusativ) and "betreffs" (+Genitiv).


    There are other ways too. But which expression to use depends on the context. Can you give us a context?
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2013
  3. Arukami Senior Member

    Most literal yet possible: In/mit Bezug auf ...
    Here is a bunch of possible expressions. I think they're interchangeable most of the time.
     

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