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Dutch translation: driehoeksmeetkunde - or - trigonometrie

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 English term or phrase: trigonometry Dutch translation: driehoeksmeetkunde - or - trigonometrie Entered by:

 20:37 Dec 31, 2001
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
 English term or phrase: trigonometry it is a type of math
 Jacob
 driehoeksmeetkunde - or - trigonometrie Explanation:It is true that "trigonometrie" is also correct, but IMHO driehoeksmeetkunde is far more frequent FOR LAYMEN. Mathematics were my major in highschool (9 hours per week) and we had a lot of "driehoeksmeetkunde", but never used the word "trigonometrie". Quite a few people (non-specialists) will not understand "trigonometrie", but will more or less know what "driehoeksmeetkunde" is. If the text is for specialists, then, of course, you should use "trigonometrie".
Selected response from:

Joeri Van Liefferinge
Belgium
Local time: 05:43
 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

5 +4driehoeksmeetkunde - or - trigonometrie
 Joeri Van Liefferinge
5 +3trigonometrie
 Massimo Lencioni
5 +1driehoeksmeetkunde of trigonometrie
 Evert DELOOF-SYS
5driehoeksmeetkunde of trigonometrie

4 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +3
trigonometrie

Explanation:
sic

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Dutch and Flemish are basically the same language

 Massimo LencioniLocal time: 05:43Native speaker of: ItalianPRO pts in pair: 60

agree
 16 mins

agree
 22 mins

agree
 18 hrs

13 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +4
driehoeksmeetkunde - or - trigonometrie

Explanation:
It is true that "trigonometrie" is also correct, but IMHO driehoeksmeetkunde is far more frequent FOR LAYMEN. Mathematics were my major in highschool (9 hours per week) and we had a lot of "driehoeksmeetkunde", but never used the word "trigonometrie".
Quite a few people (non-specialists) will not understand "trigonometrie", but will more or less know what "driehoeksmeetkunde" is.
If the text is for specialists, then, of course, you should use "trigonometrie".

own experience
 Joeri Van LiefferingeBelgiumLocal time: 05:43Native speaker of: Flemish, DutchPRO pts in pair: 90

agree
 24 mins

agree  AAAmedical: mooie Nederlandse term, maar trigonometrie mag natuurlijk ook
 48 mins

agree
 5 hrs

agree
 5 hrs

13 hrs   confidence:
driehoeksmeetkunde of trigonometrie

Explanation:
Ref.:

... gehele getallen, de eerste n kwadraten en de eerste n derde machten. trigonometrie
(driehoeksmeetkunde): Aryabhata meldde dat als je 4 bij 100 optelt, dan het ...

www.smartxt.nl/wiskundegeschiedenis/WiAryabhata.html

 Native speaker of:

13 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
driehoeksmeetkunde of trigonometrie

Explanation:
Ref.:

... gehele getallen, de eerste n kwadraten en de eerste n derde machten. trigonometrie
(driehoeksmeetkunde): Aryabhata meldde dat als je 4 bij 100 optelt, dan het ...

www.smartxt.nl/wiskundegeschiedenis/WiAryabhata.html

 Evert DELOOF-SYSBelgiumLocal time: 05:43Native speaker of: Dutch, FlemishPRO pts in pair: 2706

agree
 5 hrs