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Swedish translation: meddelandeton, meddelandesignal

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English term or phrase:Alert, in context of mobile phones, ICQ, SMS
Swedish translation:meddelandeton, meddelandesignal
Entered by: Terese Whitty
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21:53 Dec 29, 2003
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: alert
ICQ-alert or SMS-alert. When you receive a mesage, the mobile phone gives a signal. Is it just alert in Swedish too?
Terese Whitty
United States
Local time: 11:20
meddelandesignal
Explanation:
Please see reference!
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Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 19:20
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2meddelandesignal
Sven Petersson
5larm
Jenny Johansson
4signal
Mario Marcolin
5 -1MeddelandeLena Matzdotter


  

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36 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -1
Meddelande


Explanation:
En signal om att man har ett meddelande

Lena Matzdotter
Local time: 19:20
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 632

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Hans-Bertil Karlsson: Meddelande fungerar inte - termen kan lätt förväxlas med själva meddelandet. SMS-medddelande är ju själva meddelandet, den "alert" man får är ju något annat.
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47 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
meddelandesignal


Explanation:
Please see reference!


    Reference: http://216.239.59.104/search?q=cache:lOItyn5WpbYJ:www.siemen...
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 19:20
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14132
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agree  myrwad: Nokia kallar det för meddelandeton
7 hrs
  -> Thank you very much!

agree  Hans-Bertil Karlsson: Bäst hittills. Medddelandeton låter bra tycker jag
8 hrs
  -> Thank you very much!
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
larm


Explanation:
I would say it means "larm", because a simple "meddelande" means message, alert is more like a warning, or in between message and warning.

Jenny Johansson
Local time: 12:20
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 28

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Hans-Bertil Karlsson: Personligen tycker jag att larm låter lite väl drastiskt. Att få ett larm om att någon skickat ett SMS om att denna någon älskar mig, känns liksom inte riktigt rätt....
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11 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
signal


Explanation:
covers alert by sound and/or imagery



Mario Marcolin
Sweden
Local time: 19:20
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1883
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