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|German to English translations [PRO]|
|German term or phrase: HTWH.|
Hi, I'm translating a German
driver's licence into English,
and where it says "Wohnort",
the name of the town is given, followed by "HTWH."
(Another wonderful example of
deutsche amtssprachliche Abkuerzungen!)
|English translation:Ask client, and if that doesn't produce an answer, leave it|
I looked for HTWH in the abbreviation lists of Langenscheidts Muret-Sanders, Hamblock-Wessel, an Internet-Site for accronyms,Duden latest edition, and searched on Google and Altavista. The only reference was "Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur", Leipzig, which apparently uses this abbreviation. Another use was in answers to a question "HTWH,xy" like a greeting, both not very likely in your context. Best regards, Christiane
Selected response from:
Dr. phil. Christiane Bohnert
Local time: 13:38
|I finally did ask the client, who said (the town was|
Singen, a detail which I should have provided)
that it stood for "Singen am Hohentwiel" near
Konstanz, thus that "HTWH" is the official abbreviation
of "Hohentwiel". Thanks so much, everyone,
for your efforts -- this was my first time asking
for help. All the best, Susanne
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Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur
Is this near Leipzig? That's where the Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (FH) is located.
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