[Libreoffice] childs -> children

Christian Lohmaier lohmaier+libreoffice at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 8 05:23:36 PST 2011

Hi Mike,

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Mike Whiteley <mike at whiteley.org> wrote:
> I believe Child is simply an English borrowed word.  "Childs" is
> not German, and since it is borrowed from English, I believe it is
> also just as correct German to use Children instead of Childs.

No. You need to read what other people write "Childs" is not plural in
the cited comments. It is singular, the genetive form meaning "of the
child". Making it children doesn't make sense.

Yes, Child or Childs is not a German word, but it is used as a
name/identifier for something, not as the world for "little
humans/human breed".


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