Off topic: Advice for DE-ENG-DE dictionary
Thread poster: elrubio
elrubio
Local time: 04:35
German to Italian
+ ...
Dec 4, 2005

I would like to buy a DE-ENG-DE diccionary to make a Christmas gift to my nephew (17yo).
I'm not an english translator, so I urgently need your tips. Thanks.

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2005-12-04 09:45]


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Peter Bouillon  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 04:35
French to German
+ ...
More details needed Dec 4, 2005

elrubio wrote:
I would like to buy a DE-ENG-DE diccionary to make a Christmas gift to my nephew (17yo).


I'm afraid that this is not specific enough. What does your nephew want to do with the dic, exactly? For example,

  • does he need a compact booklet for travelling,
  • does he need a large general dictionary for reading ambitious literature,
  • is he specialized in some subject (does he need a technical dictionary, for example),
  • does he need a tiny dictionary for cheating in examinations?


Without this information, this is equivalent to asking for recommendations for a vehicle, without specifying whether a lorry or fork lift is needed.

P.


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Fernanda Rocha[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Advice for DE-ENG-DE dictionary

Advanced search






PerfectIt consistency checker
Faster Checking, Greater Accuracy

PerfectIt helps deliver error-free documents. It improves consistency, ensures quality and helps to enforce style guides. It’s a powerful tool for pro users, and comes with the assurance of a 30-day money back guarantee.

More info »
SDL Trados Studio 2017 Freelance
The leading translation software used by over 250,000 translators.

SDL Trados Studio 2017 helps translators increase translation productivity whilst ensuring quality. Combining translation memory, terminology management and machine translation in one simple and easy-to-use environment.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search