# ergibt sich aus Fünfteln...

## English translation: Calculated in fifths

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 German term or phrase: ergibt sich aus Fünfteln... English translation: Calculated in fifths Entered by:

 11:19 Nov 7, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Marketing
 German term or phrase: ergibt sich aus Fünfteln... More corporate design specifications: Der Logofreiraum des XXX-Logos ergibt sich aus Fünfteln der Versalhöhe des Firmenschriftzugs. The clearance area around the xxx logo is calculated in fifths??? What do I do with these fifths? I can't seem to find a way round them. Any help gratefully received. Thanks Versalhöhe = versal height Firmenschriftzug = company's letter mark
 Local time: 17:12
 Calculated in fifths Explanation:You are OK with what you've got. Maybe what's irritating you is you can't see a finite calculation in that but I would suggest it's not your problem. The source text is utterly clear. It may be that they are using these fifths as a unit of measurement just as one would use inches or millimeters or dpi etc.
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Gareth McMillan
Local time: 18:12
 Thanks for the confirmation!4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

5 +1Calculated in fifths
 Gareth McMillan
4 +1quintiles
5FifthsEdhild
5increments of one fifth
 avantix
4das Fünfteln, I think
 Christiane Clausmeyer

Discussion entries: 1

12 mins   confidence:
das Fünfteln, I think

Explanation:
roughly: the clearance area is calculated by dividing the versal height by five

I think it's not fifths, but the act of dividing by five.

 Christiane ClausmeyerLocal time: 18:12Native speaker of: GermanPRO pts in pair: 139

1 hr   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
Calculated in fifths

Explanation:
You are OK with what you've got. Maybe what's irritating you is you can't see a finite calculation in that but I would suggest it's not your problem. The source text is utterly clear. It may be that they are using these fifths as a unit of measurement just as one would use inches or millimeters or dpi etc.

 Gareth McMillanLocal time: 18:12Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 793
 Thanks for the confirmation!

agree  Hilary Davies Shelby: exactly right - the space you put around the logo can be 1/5 of its height, or 2/5, etc - but not 1/2 or 2/3 of its height, for example. By the way, I think Firmenschriftzug might be "corporate font" or "xxxx font"
 20 mins
-> If you take "Firmenschriftzug to mean Firmenlogo, then it's either "coporate identity" or simply "company trademark".Either is OK.

2 hrs   confidence:
increments of one fifth

Explanation:

 avantixNetherlandsLocal time: 18:12Native speaker of: Dutch, GermanPRO pts in pair: 227

2 hrs   confidence:
Fifths

Explanation:
genaue Übersetzung

 EdhildPRO pts in pair: 94

3 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
quintiles

Explanation:
eg Fünflinge are quintuplets

Versalhöhe = height of ascenders (eg, 'f' l' h)

Firmenschriftzug = company name lettering

 gangelsLocal time: 10:12Native speaker of: English, GermanPRO pts in pair: 5465

agree  Gareth McMillan: Wow! nice word!
 1 hr
-> not nice, it's the right word, my good man

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