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Calling French translators: please help with French PO
Thread poster: Gillian Searl

Gillian Searl  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:31
Member (2004)
German to English
Feb 11, 2003

Hi! I work from German to English and have just got a job from a French agency. They\'ve issued a purchase order in French and it says:

Nb mots: 19,000

HT Euros: EURxxx.xx



What do the Nb and HT stand for? Does it indicate source or target?

Thanks

Gillian


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Celine Gras  Identity Verified

Local time: 09:31
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Hi Gillian Feb 11, 2003

Nb stands for number and HT is Hors-Taxe which means VAT not included.



Cheers !


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Brian KEEGAN
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Nb - number; HT - excl. VAT Feb 11, 2003

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On 2003-02-11 15:59, gilln wrote:

Hi! I work from German to English and have just got a job from a French agency. They\'ve issued a purchase order in French and it says:

Nb mots: 19,000

HT (hors taxes) Euros: EURxxx.xx



What do the Nb and HT stand for? Does it indicate source or target?

Thanks

Gillian





Nb means number (number of words)

HT Euros means amount excl. VAT

No indication of whether source or target

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Florence B  Identity Verified
France
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number of words Feb 11, 2003

Nb: number of words

HT Hors-Taxes (not including VAT)

It doesn\'t indicate source or target (but how could it be target if they know the number?)

Florence

[ This Message was edited by:on2003-02-11 16:21]


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trad500
Local time: 08:31
English to French
Being independent Feb 11, 2003

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On 2003-02-11 15:59, gilln wrote:

Hi! I work from German to English and have just got a job from a French agency. They\'ve issued a purchase order in French and it says:

Nb mots: 19,000

HT Euros: EURxxx.xx



What do the Nb and HT stand for? Does it indicate source or target?

Thanks

Gillian



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Gillian Searl  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:31
Member (2004)
German to English
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Thanks everyone! Feb 12, 2003

I appreciate your help. I studied French at school for 10 years but it\'s rusty and doesn\'t stretch to abbreviations.

Thank you!


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