German Compounds made easy-peasy (II) 22nd May 2016 Mysteria Linguarum 4 Comments Post navigation Previous Previous post: La pomme de terreNext Next post: Airport Logic: Cabin Baggage Regulations 4 Comments Frank 23rd May 2016 at 11:58 pm Reply I like how the turtle is left-handed. You know, when I was in Austria I couldn’t find a single term for left-handed? tXc Post author 29th May 2016 at 3:35 pm Reply Isn’t it Linkshänder? O.ô Frank Harr 2nd August 2019 at 6:59 pm Reply Na. I tried but they wouldn’t go for it. Syb 5th November 2019 at 6:05 pm Reply I’m Austrian, and I can assure you, the noun is “Linkshänder” and the adjective is “linkshändig”. There’s even a novel by the Austrian writer (and now Nobel Prize winner) Peter Handke called “Die linkshändige Frau”. Probably they just didn’t understand you, Frank. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me by email when the comment gets approved. Notify me of follow-up comments. You can also subscribe here to receive updates without commenting.