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English term or phrase:on page nnn
Arabic translation:3la SafHat raqqm...
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16:23 Sep 4, 2000
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: on page nnn
In technical manuals, we do cross references to headings. For example:

See "heading 2" on page 31.

Or

See "heading 2" on page 266.

Is the word "page" translated differently for different numbers? (Or otherwise?)

Thanks
jim
heading = subject or topic; page = sofHa
Explanation:
Greetings.

Today is Monday, September 5, 2000.

If "heading" refers to a specific item or subject, then the Arabic term ("subject") would be "mowdu3"

موضوع

Another alternative is "address" or "topic" = Arabic "3nwaan"

عنوان

Headline = raa'is al-aqlaam = might be => "heading" (literally "head of the pen's writing")

رأس الاقلام

(If your OS supports Arabic text, the Arabic terms should appear above, in sha' Allah.)

Regards from Los Angeles,

Stephen H. Franke
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Summary of answers provided
naThe word "Page" <-> "Safha" won't change at beginning of textMona Helal
naSafHa, SafHatayn, SafaHaat
Ghassan Ghosn
naNo it does notahmadov
naheading = subject or topic; page = sofHashfranke


  

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1 hr
heading = subject or topic; page = sofHa


Explanation:
Greetings.

Today is Monday, September 5, 2000.

If "heading" refers to a specific item or subject, then the Arabic term ("subject") would be "mowdu3"

موضوع

Another alternative is "address" or "topic" = Arabic "3nwaan"

عنوان

Headline = raa'is al-aqlaam = might be => "heading" (literally "head of the pen's writing")

رأس الاقلام

(If your OS supports Arabic text, the Arabic terms should appear above, in sha' Allah.)

Regards from Los Angeles,

Stephen H. Franke

shfranke
United States
Local time: 22:38
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 336
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15 hrs
No it does not


Explanation:
Hello Jim,
To answer your question, the word "page" (صفحة) (Safha) will not change if the following number changes. It naturally changes in the plural form such as 'on pages nn and nx' where it becomes, preferably with the definite article (الصفحات) (Al-Safhat). In general, this applies to all Arabic accountable nouns such as 'Header'. However; 'header' has more than one equivallent in Arabic.
The whole thing may translate as:
العنوان 2 صفحة 299, for instance.
Ahmad

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21 hrs
SafHa, SafHatayn, SafaHaat


Explanation:
No, the meaning of page is SafHa and it does NOT change. However, you may say 'See pages 2 & 3,' or pp 12-21 ---Here, you translate it as: Raj'i aS-SafHatayn 2 & 3 (or: SafHatayy 2 & 3); and: aS-SafaHaat 12-21.

Ghassan Ghosn
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13 days
The word "Page" <-> "Safha" won't change at beginning of text


Explanation:
The word "page" will change if it comes after the number, ie if it is used as a qualifier. This depends on the number of pages 1, 2 or more.
So, your text: "on page nnn" will literally be "'Ala As-Safha nnn".
I hope I explained it properly.
Hope this helps.



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