market

13:23 Jun 3, 2008
English to Finnish translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing - Computers (general) / Buy & Sell
English term or phrase: market
Interested in both "Market" and "the market"

With "market" I mean such market where you can buy and sell stuff
Pelle Johansson, Sweden (speaks swedish)


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5 +1markkinat
Juuso Rantanen
5markkina
Desmond O'Rourke


  

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markkina


Language variant: markkinat

Explanation:
markkina refers to a market in general e.g. tuotteelle on markkinaa, there's a market for the product
markkinat refers to 1) the economic market e.g. maailmanmarkkinat, or 2) a public venue for buying and selling e.g. Rovaniemen markkinat

Desmond O'Rourke
United States
Local time: 00:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

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neutral  Jussi Rosti: markkina is colloquial
13 mins
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24 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
markkinat


Language variant: markkinat

Explanation:
Valid for both 'markets' (the meaning becomes clear from the context in each case). Notice also' tori' for such market where you can buy and sell stuff..'markkinat' is more an (occasional) event, whereas 'tori' is the concrete place.

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Note added at 29 mins (2008-06-03 13:53:26 GMT)
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okay it seems almost the same answer had already been given

Juuso Rantanen
Finland
Local time: 07:53
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in category: 4

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agree  Jussi Rosti
7 mins
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