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22:58 Jul 18, 2002
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Automotive / Cars & Trucks / Automotive
German term or phrase: Um.
A Swiss auto accident report refers to the damaged vehicle (a 4-door 2002 VW Passat) as a vehicle of type "Um.". (Fahrzeugtyp: Um.).

Does anyone know what "Um." might refer to? I would have expected "Pkw".
Edward L. Crosby III
Local time: 22:35
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Summary of answers provided
3 +2Om. = Ottomotor = gasoline engine
swisstell
3Unfall motorSilke Peglow


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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Om. = Ottomotor = gasoline engine


Explanation:
Uw. = Unfallwagen = accident car
but Um. ? sorry, no idea, although I drove in Switzerland for years. Without accident!

swisstell
Italy
Local time: 07:35
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Native speaker of: German
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agree  Eckhard Boehle: probably "Om. = Ottomotor"
39 mins
  -> danke, Eckhard.

agree  Chinoise
34 days
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7 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Unfall motor


Explanation:
would be just like the swiss to have such an abbreviation.

Silke Peglow
Australia
Local time: 15:35
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"Um." is a vehicle type, according to the text.
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