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What is the best e-dictionary for automotive industry?
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Mohamed  Identity Verified
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Sep 16, 2005

What is the best e-dictionary for automotive industry that can help me translate better from German into English?

Thanks in advance!
Mohamed


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Noe Tessmann  Identity Verified
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depends on the budget Sep 16, 2005

Hello Mohamed,

the best seems to be Wyhlidal, but it's way to expensive. The basic terminology can be found in Schmitt Pons lexiface Kfz-Fachwörterbuch.
You'll never find everything in one dictionary. There are too many brand specific terms and mistakes in all the manuals.

Regards

Noe


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Herbert Fipke  Identity Verified
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Try this one... Sep 16, 2005

I quite often find special terms in here. One of my "test words" is "Simmering", which is contained.

http://sprachen-infos.info/


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Mohamed  Identity Verified
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Wyhlidal too expensive Sep 16, 2005

Thanks Noe and Herbert.

I know about Wyhlidal, but it too expensive.


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Moving the thread... Sep 16, 2005

...to Translator Resources.

Please note that postings in the German forum should generally be in Germany.

Best regards,
Ralf


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Johanna Timm, PhD  Identity Verified
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Online automotive dictionaries Sep 16, 2005

Here's a nice compilation of automotive dicos and glossaries(might also be interesting for our Portuguese/Spanish speaking colleagues)
http://www.jrdias.com/jrd-links-3.html

And a few links from my own collection:
http://www.kfz-tech.de/EnglV/DEnglA.htm

English-German W’buch
http://www.mgfcar.de/mis/translation.htm#index

[German mono] Techniklexikon, Schwerpunkt Auto
http://www.autobild.de/test/techniklexikon/technik_lexikon.php

[English mono] Automotive glossary:
http://www.autospeak.com/terms01.htm

Good luck,
j.


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Mohamed  Identity Verified
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Big Thank You, Johanna Sep 17, 2005

Johanna Timm, PhD wrote:

Here's a nice compilation of automotive dicos and glossaries(might also be interesting for our Portuguese/Spanish speaking colleagues)
http://www.jrdias.com/jrd-links-3.html

And a few links from my own collection:
http://www.kfz-tech.de/EnglV/DEnglA.htm

English-German W’buch
http://www.mgfcar.de/mis/translation.htm#index

[German mono] Techniklexikon, Schwerpunkt Auto
http://www.autobild.de/test/techniklexikon/technik_lexikon.php

[English mono] Automotive glossary:
http://www.autospeak.com/terms01.htm

Good luck,
j.


Thank you so much for the great dict list.

[Edited at 2005-09-17 01:14]


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Robin Salmon  Identity Verified
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One free lexicon Sep 17, 2005

This one is free and it covers several languages:

http://www.cimac.com/cimaclexicon/lexicon.asp

I haven't used it much but it seemed OK when I did.

Sincerely

Robin Salmon


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