book wholesaler

07:30 Oct 2, 2020
English to Finnish translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general) / trade
English term or phrase: book wholesaler
Good day Colleagues,

Please let me know how the term book wholesaler is in Finnish, as they actually use it.

Thank you for your kind assistance.

Kind regards

László
YALE law course

www.legalenglish.store
Laszlo SZABO
Hungary
Local time: 13:28


Summary of answers provided
5kirjatukku(kauppa)
Pertti Hietaranta
4kirjatukkukauppias
Riikka Eriksson-Schulz


  

Answers


1 day 1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
kirjatukkukauppias


Explanation:
Not a very often used term but correct. An alternative could be "kirjojen tukkukauppias" (wholesaler for books), which is not quite so "constructed".

Riikka Eriksson-Schulz
Germany
Local time: 13:28
Meets criteria
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

6 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
kirjatukku(kauppa)


Explanation:
In legal English or business English wholesaler often refers to a company rather than to an individual business person, which is why the preferable term in Finnish is kirjatukkukauppa ('book wholesale business') rather than kirjatukkukauppias ('book wholesale merchant').

The short form kirjatukku is also used to refer to this type of business.

Although it is a good idea to use Google and other similar sources with care (read: with a reasonable amount of deliberation and common sense), it is indicative that Google only finds some two dozen instances of kirjatukkukauppias while the number of results returned by a Google search on kirjatukkukauppa is over 15,000. For the short form kirjatukku the number of results is some 150,000.

Example sentence(s):
  • Suomen Kirjatukku Oy on osakeyhtiö, jonka toimiala on kirjatukkukauppa ja kotipaikka Vantaa.
  • Kauppalehden yrityshaku tarjoaa kattavat listaukset suomalaisista yrityksistä. Toimialalta Kirjatukkukauppa löydät 64 yritystä.

    https://duunitori.fi/yritys/suomen-kirjatukku
    https://www.kauppalehti.fi/yritykset/toimialat/kirjatukkukauppa/46492
Pertti Hietaranta
Finland
Local time: 14:28
Meets criteria
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

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