[lit-ideas] Re: Quick German Question (Vermutlich und Wahrscheinlich)

  • From: "Andreas Ramos" <andreas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 20:19:13 -0800

> Are "vermutlich" and "wahrscheinlich" interchangeable?  I can't figure out 
> when to use 
> which one.  They both seem like they mean the same thing to me, and the 
> dictionaries I've 
> checked don't clarify distinct definitions.

That's pretty funny. I've never thought about that. Yes, they mean pretty much 
the same 
thing, yet there's two words for it. Where's our Germans? Wo sind sie?


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