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Olav Rixen
Canada
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Jan 28, 2004

Hi everyone!

Does anyone know of a good online English-German glossary of accounting terms? Any help would be much appreciated.


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Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
Chile
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Hi Olav Jan 28, 2004

I'm moving this to translators Resources.

[Edited at 2004-01-28 10:13]


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RobinB  Identity Verified
Germany
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Not aware of any reliable glossaries Jan 28, 2004

Olav,

Although I specialise in financial accounting and reporting, I'm afraid that I'm not aware of any reliable online accounting/financial reporting glossaries etc. for either English-German or German-English. Neither are there any usable dictionaries, for that matter.

One online resource that you may find useful is the text of the International Accounting Standards (IASs) adopted for use in the EU and published by the European Commission in all EU official languages. At the least, you should then be able to search e.g. the English PDFs for terms and match them with the German PDFs. Details of where to find these resources are in a posting to this Forum in October 2003.

Robin


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Johanna Timm, PhD  Identity Verified
Canada
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Have a look at these Jan 28, 2004

Hi Olav,

Try these three for starters. I found them in Peter Spitz's glossary collection(search Glosspost for "accounting")

http://home8.inet.tele.dk/p-spitz/Bookmarks/Bookmarks3.html#Accounting

Rechnungswesenbegriffe G>E
http://www.isl.org/huebscher/ah_bil_e.htm

US Steuerglossar(English term, German explanation):
http://www.pinkernell.de/glossary.htm

Good luck, johanna


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Olav Rixen
Canada
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Thank you Jan 28, 2004

RobinB wrote:

Olav,

Although I specialise in financial accounting and reporting, I'm afraid that I'm not aware of any reliable online accounting/financial reporting glossaries etc. for either English-German or German-English. Neither are there any usable dictionaries, for that matter.

One online resource that you may find useful is the text of the International Accounting Standards (IASs) adopted for use in the EU and published by the European Commission in all EU official languages. At the least, you should then be able to search e.g. the English PDFs for terms and match them with the German PDFs. Details of where to find these resources are in a posting to this Forum in October 2003.

Robin


Thank you, Robin.


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Olav Rixen
Canada
Local time: 09:45
English to German
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Thanks so much! Jan 28, 2004

Johanna Timm, PhD wrote:

Hi Olav,

Try these three for starters. I found them in Peter Spitz's glossary collection(search Glosspost for "accounting")

http://home8.inet.tele.dk/p-spitz/Bookmarks/Bookmarks3.html#Accounting

Rechnungswesenbegriffe G>E
http://www.isl.org/huebscher/ah_bil_e.htm

US Steuerglossar(English term, German explanation):
http://www.pinkernell.de/glossary.htm

Good luck, johanna

Thanks so much, Johanna. Looks like this could be very useful. Best regards, Olav


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