Hängeleiter

English translation: suspended ladder

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German term or phrase:Hängeleiter
English translation:suspended ladder

11:52 Aug 30, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
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German term or phrase: Hängeleiter
Does anyone have an adequate English name for a Hängleiter?
This is what it says: some type of a suspension ladder...
Thanks,
Antoinette
Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
Local time: 07:02
suspended ladder
Explanation:
I'd suggest 'suspended ladder' instead of 'suspension ladder'.

I have also encountered 'hang ladder' in various contexts (you know, the type of ladder for emergency exits and stuff)
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Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
Local time: 08:02
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Summary of answers provided
nahand-over-hand ladder
Poornima Iyengar
nasuspended ladder
Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
namonkey bars
Tom Funke
na -1rope ladder
Alexander Onishko


  

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4 mins
suspended ladder


Explanation:
I'd suggest 'suspended ladder' instead of 'suspension ladder'.

I have also encountered 'hang ladder' in various contexts (you know, the type of ladder for emergency exits and stuff)

Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
Local time: 08:02
PRO pts in pair: 238
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Thank you.
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15 mins peer agreement (net): -1
rope ladder


Explanation:
Just a suggestion :)

Sincerely Yours,
Admiral

Alexander Onishko
Local time: 15:02
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian
PRO pts in pair: 45

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disagree  Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO): a "Hängleiter" is usually made of metal bars ;-)
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15 mins
hand-over-hand ladder


Explanation:
Suspended/ Suspension ladder would be a literal translation.
See reference below.
HTH
-Poornima


    Reference: http://www.sportgeraete-langer.de/warenkorb/sites/item3.html
Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 17:32
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 162
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29 mins
monkey bars


Explanation:
If your context is playground equipment or jungle gyms:
Hängeleiter = monkey bars;
can be used for "hängeln" (working your way along hand over hand) or other play exercise, as shown in the photo at the URL below:

http://www.clpgh.org/exhibit/neighborhoods/northside/nor_n25...

(It's always a good idea to include both the (1) general context and (b) the entire sentence for specific context: saves your would-be helpers time and gives you a better chance at good answers.)

HTH Tom



    Reference: http://www.clpgh.org/exhibit/neighborhoods/northside/nor_n25...
Tom Funke
Local time: 08:02
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419
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