View single post by Morwenna
 Posted: Mon Apr 7th, 2008 02:44 pm
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Well, this is a really old expression, also existing as a verb in connection with cartomancy - "die Karten schlagen".

Aufschlagen means literally to open/fan out, as in opening a book. It's a technical term really, and as such, no literal translation I guess...

Last edited on Mon Apr 7th, 2008 02:45 pm by Morwenna

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