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German term or phrase:e-voluzzer
English translation:e-volutionaries
Entered by: bhpirch
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21:23 Jul 7, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Marketing
German term or phrase: E-Voluzzer
In a marketing text about trend controversies, one of the items listed is:
Unterwegs in eine Gesellschaft von Selbständigen und E-Voluzzern
I need help with E-Voluzzern??
bhpirch
Local time: 10:36
e-volutionaries
Explanation:
This is an obvious play on words Revoluzzer - E-Voluzzer, and you should be able to mimick it in English - revolutionary - e-volutionary.

Muret Sanders lists "professional revolutionary", "fanatical opponent of the established society", and "would-be revolutionary" for Revoluzzer. (Note, though, that Revoluzzer does have a contemptuous conotation, and that pejorative does carry over to E-Voluzzer.) Depending on what works best in your context, I'd think you can adapt any of those terms to the English.

Revoluzzer <lat.-it.> der; -s, -: (abwertend) jmd., der sich [bes. mit Worten, in nicht ernst zu nehmender Weise] als Revolutionär gebärdet.
(c) Dudenverlag
Revoluzzer - Revolutionär
(c) Dudenverlag

HTH
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 08:36
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Vielen Dank für die Hilfe. Jetzt weiss ich wenigstens was das Wort bedeutet.
Beate
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Summary of answers provided
na +1e-volutionariesUlrike Lieder
naUlrikes answerUschi (Ursula) Walke
nae-voluzzer,; participant in the e-Volution (the e-business explosion)
Tom Funke
naE-volutionariesTecTrans


  

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32 mins peer agreement (net): +1
e-volutionaries


Explanation:
This is an obvious play on words Revoluzzer - E-Voluzzer, and you should be able to mimick it in English - revolutionary - e-volutionary.

Muret Sanders lists "professional revolutionary", "fanatical opponent of the established society", and "would-be revolutionary" for Revoluzzer. (Note, though, that Revoluzzer does have a contemptuous conotation, and that pejorative does carry over to E-Voluzzer.) Depending on what works best in your context, I'd think you can adapt any of those terms to the English.

Revoluzzer <lat.-it.> der; -s, -: (abwertend) jmd., der sich [bes. mit Worten, in nicht ernst zu nehmender Weise] als Revolutionär gebärdet.
(c) Dudenverlag
Revoluzzer - Revolutionär
(c) Dudenverlag

HTH


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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 08:36
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
Vielen Dank für die Hilfe. Jetzt weiss ich wenigstens was das Wort bedeutet.
Beate

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agree  Sonia Rowland: I was just about to say the same thing!
3 hrs
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45 mins
e-voluzzer,; participant in the e-Volution (the e-business explosion)


Explanation:
e-voluzzer; participant in the e-Volution (the e-business explosion)

My best guess considering your context is that _E-Voluzzer_ is a neologism and wordplay denoting a participant in the e-Volution (another wordplay), the development (revolutionary rather than evolutionary) of e-business, e-commerce and e/m-business. Analogous to the neologism X-voluzzer (see below).

You and I probably qualify, in however limited a degree. (We're here, aren't we?!)


Google:
Your search - "E-Voluzzern" - did not match any documents.
Your search - "E Voluzzer" - did not match any documents
Searched the web for voluzzer OR voluzzen. Results 1 - 6 of about 7. Search took 0.73 seconds

>>It is one thing to develop a new technology. We X-voluzzers know very well how to do this. It is another story to spread the new ideas of information-oriented paradigms plus their consequences. -- The situation in the X-World is discussed in many other presentations throughout this conference.<<
http://www.o-k-a.de/Papers/Gorge_xml_and_real_world.html
http://www.infoloom.com/gcaconfs/WEB/granada99/sta.HTM
Also cf:

[PDF] www.hlz.hessen.de/polis/polis25.pdf
... der heute den Schloßplatz schmückt, klassisches Requisit der Re- voluzzer und
der Lampenputzer, schlimmstenfalls Galgen auf dem Höhepunkt revolutionärer ...
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HTH Tom





    see above
Tom Funke
Local time: 11:36
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2 hrs
E-volutionaries


Explanation:
Revoluzzer - revolutionary; demzufolge: e-volutionary (vgl. e-bay, e-commerce, ...)

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5 hrs
Ulrikes answer


Explanation:
professional revolutionists is my favourite.

You can find Evoluzzer in the web, eg.

'Siegfried Angerer, einer der technischen Anführer der BMW-Motorsport GmbH, ist Chef Evoluzzer.'

I would forget the 'Wortspiel'. In German It's just a trendy word, translated it suggests a philosophy, which is not intended.

HTH, regards


    Reference: http://www.e30-2.de/motor/m3evo.htm
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 02:36
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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