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15:21 Mar 6, 2007
Finnish to Russian translations [Non-PRO]
Telecom(munications) / TELEPHONE FUNCTION
Finnish term or phrase: POIMINTA
It's some button in the phone
ilona68
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4перехват (вызова)Timo Lehtilä
4отбор/выбор
Natalia Elo


  

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отбор/выбор


Explanation:
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Natalia Elo
Germany
Local time: 07:37
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
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1 day17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
перехват (вызова)


Explanation:
'Poiminta' may mean several things in Finnish, even when concerning only a telephone. I would guess that the most probable meaning is "перехват вызова", which means the following: When you here somebody else's telephone ringing in the office, by using a certain sequence of pushing the buttons of your own telephone you can 'pick-up' or 'intercept' this call and answer it on your own telephone.

'Poiminta' in this meaning is somewhat technical and special term in Finnish, and an average Finn you meet in the street may not know and explain it correctly.

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Note added at 1 day20 hrs (2007-03-08 11:23:10 GMT)
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BTW, in colloquial the Finns the expression 'puhelun kaappaus' for this 'poiminta'.

Timo Lehtilä
Finland
Local time: 08:37
Native speaker of: Finnish
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