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1418Re: Kalb 14 - boiled liver dumplings

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  • xina007eu
    Mar 6, 2012
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      Yes, Gesellen is plural. 1 Geselle - 2 Gesellen. However, -en is also the accusative case singular ending: für einen Gesellen - for a fellow.

      --- In cooking_rumpolt@yahoogroups.com, wheezul@... wrote:
      >
      > I wondered at the form gesellen - would that imply a plural? Maybe this
      > is shorthand or a period form of gesellschaft - a company or group of
      > people like guests - implying that this is a good soup for a poor
      > gathering? It doesnt' really change the sense of the meaning one way or
      > another though.
      >
      > Katherine
      >
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