Has anyone translated Erich Kähler's "Über eine bemerkenswerte Hermitesche Metrik" into English or French? (Preferably, but I'll take anything.)

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    $\begingroup$ If you'll take anything, take German! $\endgroup$ – Fernando Muro Sep 13 '12 at 9:57
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    $\begingroup$ I suppose the identity translation counts as a translation, but I was hoping for something more. $\endgroup$ – Gunnar Þór Magnússon Sep 13 '12 at 10:02
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    $\begingroup$ I agree with Misha. One thing I find useful is not to use Google translate but Wikipedia instead to translate mathematical terminology: for instance go to the page de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ableitung or whatever, then follow the link in the left-hand column to the English (or French) version. $\endgroup$ – user5117 Sep 13 '12 at 15:24
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    $\begingroup$ I see only one way out of this discussion: A contest of German-to-English translation, presided over by myself. The topic: Erich Kahler's "Über eine bemerkenswerte Hermitesche Metrik". Applicants, which everyone that commented to this post are now, will submit their best efforts in a fortnight at the latest. $\endgroup$ – Gunnar Þór Magnússon Sep 13 '12 at 22:48
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    $\begingroup$ The unusual thing is that there was an early translation into Mongolian. You don't see that every day. $\endgroup$ – Will Jagy May 9 '13 at 5:16

If anyone is still interested: http://www.woflmao.net/publications/Kaehler1932.pdf

  • $\begingroup$ Did you do this yourself? If so, at least put a line in the document about translated by ___ and perhaps a date, maybe the original title and full reference. My friend Dmitry does this sometimes from Russian, he did all that just for a three page thing that noone but I would ever see. $\endgroup$ – Will Jagy May 9 '13 at 5:15
  • $\begingroup$ I'm surprised the OP wanted a translation at all, I have not often seen a paper with such a formula-to-text ratio. $\endgroup$ – Nikolaj-K Mar 8 '14 at 18:18

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