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Thread poster: Laurens Landkroon

Laurens Landkroon  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:23
English to Dutch
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Oct 3, 2007

Dear colleague,

Do you have a list of all (or most) countries of the world and its translation? or do you know where to find it?
I am mainly interested in the combination EN-NL (and possibly EN-DE).

Thanks!


Laurens.


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Christine Schmit  Identity Verified
Luxembourg
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list of countries Oct 3, 2007

Dear Laurens,

Have a look at Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries
http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landen_van_de_wereld

Best regards,

Christine


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Daniel Šebesta  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
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Wikipedia Oct 3, 2007

You might want to try the interwiki links at Wikipedia. When you are in a country's article on the English Wikipedia, you can go with you cursor across the links to corresponding articles in other languages and you will see the name of the country in that particular language.

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ozan karakış
Turkey
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CIA World Fact Book Oct 3, 2007

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

I use this.

Regards

Ozan


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Anjo Sterringa  Identity Verified
Spain
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Dutch list Oct 3, 2007

I often use this list - very useful:
http://taaladvies.net/taal/aardrijkskundige_namen/


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Laurens Landkroon  Identity Verified
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Thanks !! Oct 3, 2007

Thanks everyone,

I found the links very useful, for future reference as well!

But I was really looking for a list where the names were in plain text, not a clickable url.; if anyone knows where to obtain such a list, or how to retrieve the text from these sites, please drop me a line (or respond to this posting)

Laurens.


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Piotr Bienkowski  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 11:23
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CTRL+A CTRL+C on the web site and.... Oct 3, 2007

Laurens Landkroon wrote:

Thanks everyone,

I found the links very useful, for future reference as well!

But I was really looking for a list where the names were in plain text, not a clickable url.; if anyone knows where to obtain such a list, or how to retrieve the text from these sites, please drop me a line (or respond to this posting)

Laurens.


Edit, Paste Special, Paste as plain text in Word

Format as you like.

HTH

Piotr


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Margreet Logmans  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 11:23
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Praktijkwoordenboek Oct 3, 2007

Hi Laurens,

this may not be exactly what you need, but in the Van Dale Praktijkwoordenboeken (also available on CD-Rom) there is a list of countries.
You then look them up in the alphabetical list (inbetween all the other words) and there is a box with translation of the country's name and some additional information (what are the natives called, capital, etc. ) in both languages. I find this very useful.

Good luck!
Margreet


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Michiel Zijlstra  Identity Verified
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or see... Oct 3, 2007

http://taaladvies.net/taal/aardrijkskundige_namen/

for the official spelling in Dutch


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xxxNMR
France
Local time: 11:23
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or see this one Oct 3, 2007

http://www.leukedinges.be/site3/landmunt.php
in Dutch only.


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