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00:35 May 21, 2001
English to Arabic translations [PRO] Bus/Financial
Explanation: A swap body is a shipping container which can be interchanged with a similar one.
The standard translation for a shipping container is haweyah حاوية, where the first "h" is similar to the "h" in the name Muhammad.
I found a few references to the term haweyah mukafi`ah حاوية مكافئة which I cite below. The literal translation is "equivalent container", or "compatible container", which seem to describe what a swap body is used for.
It is not very useful to translate the words swap body literally, however, the translation of "swap container" would be "hawiyah tabaduliyyeh حاوية تبادلية".
The two links I cite here are among a few that I found containing reports from several Arab ministries of transportation: