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17:24 Feb 12, 2009
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Danish to English translations [PRO]
Computers: Systems, Networks / A doubt
Danish term or phrase: Formular
Can the Danish word formular, other than form (as in fill out a form), also mean formel (as in programming)????
Lise Leavitt
United States
Local time: 22:18
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Summary of answers provided
1misprint of formula
Eva Harbo Andersen


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5
misprint of formula


Explanation:
I guess this is a misprint

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Note added at 2 hrs (2009-02-12 20:02:33 GMT)
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No, I would not use formula in Danish - but so many people use a sloppy language full of particularly English words often spelt wrong - so you have to be careful when you translate. Look at the quality of the rest of the text before you go for my solution that it is a misprint - use formel in Danish.

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Note added at 2 hrs (2009-02-12 20:03:53 GMT)
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By the way - a little bit of context might help

Eva Harbo Andersen
Denmark
Local time: 04:18
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
Notes to answerer
Asker: So you can use both formel and formula in Danish, did I get that right? :)

Asker: I had a hard time pulling out the context :), I just had the doubt because of dealing with ordreformular and plainly formular, and this is a text dealing with programming. I am supposed to translate FROM Danish :) Thanks anyway!!

Asker: I made a typo and misread :/ I meant if both formel and formular were commonly used for the english formula (as in programming)?

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