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13:38 Aug 27, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: BG
This is an abbreviation for a floor in a building, from the context (a table) it looks as if it is between the basement and the first floor, but this may be misleading. I can't think of anything to fit these initials and would be grateful for any suggestions!
jp
English translation:see below
Explanation:
BG-I can't think of anything either, but
between basement (UG) and first floor
(1. OG) is usually the Erdgeschoss, or Parterre, abbreviated EG. The only
thing for BG I could come up with is
Bodengeschoss (Boden in a building usually means attic or DG for Dachgeschoss).
Hope it helps a little
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Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 07:31
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Many thanks for your help. I think attic is most likely as there is already an EG in the table.
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Elisabeth Moser
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19 mins
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Explanation:
I strongly suspect that this is either a typo or you have a bad copy and have misread the "B".

It is most probably "EG", Erdgeschoss (ground floor), which is commonly used to denote what is in English the first floor, since 1. Stock/Geschoss means 2nd floor.

Cheers
Nina

Nina Gettler
Local time: 04:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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23 mins
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Explanation:
BG-I can't think of anything either, but
between basement (UG) and first floor
(1. OG) is usually the Erdgeschoss, or Parterre, abbreviated EG. The only
thing for BG I could come up with is
Bodengeschoss (Boden in a building usually means attic or DG for Dachgeschoss).
Hope it helps a little


    Muret-Sanders
Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 07:31
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 772
Grading comment
Many thanks for your help. I think attic is most likely as there is already an EG in the table.
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