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French translation: barre oblique

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English term or phrase:forward slash
French translation:barre oblique
Entered by: Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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11:21 Apr 2, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: forward slash
How do you say "forward slash" (the key on a keybord that looks like / ) in French?

Thanks!
mmorris
United States
Local time: 19:26
barre oblique
Explanation:
NOTER que le français distingue bien "barre oblique" [forward slash] et "barre oblique inverse" [backslash]

barre oblique = forward slash

barre oblique inverse =
backslash
antislash
reverse slant
inverted diagonal
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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 01:26
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Thanks for your help!
micah
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nabarre obliqueAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naOblique avant
alx
nabarre oblique OR barre de fraction OR barre transversaleMaryse Benhoff


  

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10 mins
barre oblique OR barre de fraction OR barre transversale


Explanation:
personally, I suggest the first term: barre oblique, as it is the most currently used.


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Maryse Benhoff
Local time: 19:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 4

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Yolanda Broad
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12 mins
Oblique avant


Explanation:
That is not the official translation but a logical one.

alx
Local time: 00:26
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 119

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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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4 hrs
barre oblique


Explanation:
NOTER que le français distingue bien "barre oblique" [forward slash] et "barre oblique inverse" [backslash]

barre oblique = forward slash

barre oblique inverse =
backslash
antislash
reverse slant
inverted diagonal


    GDT 2001
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 01:26
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 497
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Thanks for your help!
micah
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