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    boon companion

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    Im Text heißt es, dass ein Musiker zum "boon companion" des Kalifen wurde.

    Wie könnte man "boon companion" übersetzen?
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    Vielen Dank im Voraus!
    AuthorAndreana07 Apr 10, 11:41
    Suggestionständiger Begleiter (?)
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    Vergleiche auch: Dictionary: boon
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    Vielleicht eine Art Ehrentitel: "Treuer und Guter Begleiter des Kalifen"?
    #1Authormad (239053) 07 Apr 10, 11:42
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    - B o o n is an archaic English word meaning a prayer or a request, most commonly preserved in the phrase to grant a boon.

    boon 1 (bn)
    n.
    1. A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
    2. A timely blessing or benefit: A brisk breeze is a boon to sailors.
    [Middle English bone, from Old Norse bn, prayer; see bh-2 in Indo-European roots.]
    boon 2 (bn)
    adj.
    1. Convivial; jolly: a boon companion to all.
    2. Archaic Favorable.
    [Middle English bon, good, from Old French, from Latin bonus; see deu-2 in Indo-European roots.]

    The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
    Comment
    1. Vorteil
    2. Segen, Gnade oder Vorteil

    1. gesellig, fröhlich; lustig
    2. (archaic) wohlgesonnen, gnädig
    #2Authorw07 Apr 10, 11:50
     
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