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die tolle Tage
"crazy days"
die Feierende
reveler
die Belustigung
merrymaking
der Alkoholgenuss
drinking of alcoholic beverages
Weiberfastnacht
the last Thursday before Rosenmontag
Schmalziger Samstag
Saturday following Weiberfastnacht and the occasion of the wildest partying
Rosenmontag
the forty-second day before Easter and the high point of the carnival season; derived from "rasender Montag" (raving Monday)
die Fastenzeit
Lent
der Uhrsprung
root, origin
heidnisch
pagan
die Wintersonnenwende
winter solstice
austreiben
to drive out
fördern
to encourage
die Bräuche
customs
die Tradition
tradition
die Verietévorführung
vaudeville show
der Maskenzug
carnival procession
der Verein
club, association
kostümieren
to costume
die Tracht
costume
das Maskenkostüm
fancy-dress costume
die Trachtenbälle
costume balls
das Festwagen
parade float
die Dreigestirn
"three stars"; tradition in Cöln to have three representatives from various carnival associations
die Bauftragte
representative
seine Tollität
"His Craziness," the carnival prince
der Bauer
peasant
die Jungfrau
the virgin, generally a male
die Vereinheitlichungen
unification
die Ausgleichung
equalization