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23:31 Jan 30, 2001
English to Norwegian translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: Crystal
name of a person
crystal


Summary of answers provided
nakrystall
Eivind Lilleskjaeret
nakristall
Mats Wiman
naCrystal
Mats Wiman


  

Answers


7 mins
Crystal


Explanation:
With a few exceptions (Munich, Gothenburg etc) you do not translate proper names even if counterparts exist (John, Johann, Jean, Johan, Juan etc.) because you the loose identity.


    Native Scandinavian (Swede)
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 17:49
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 75
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19 mins
kristall


Explanation:
this is Norwegian for pure glass=crystal
JFYI=just for your information

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 17:49
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 75

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Eivind Lilleskjaeret
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30 mins
krystall


Explanation:
*This* is Norwegian - Mr. Wiman has got his Norwegian mixed up with his native tongue Swedish, I'm afraid.

Krystall (pl. krystaller)= crystal in every sense of the word, except the decorative glass/crystal prisms of certain lamps, which are called sg. prisme, pl. prismer.


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Eivind Lilleskjaeret
Local time: 17:49
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 207
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