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German term or phrase:date
English translation:this is called a
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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23:38 Nov 17, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: date
At the end of a medical note there is a date that looks as follows: 17. November 2000/ru.
What does"/ru" stand for?
Thanks for any help.
M. Playford
this is called a "Diktatzeichen"
Explanation:
"/ru" is an abbreviation of the typist's name (not necessarily the same person who dictated it and would thus be considered the sender). And in all likelihood, ru are not initials, but rather the first two letters of the typist's last name.

Diktat- oder Schreibzeichen can be written in a number of different ways, one of which is with a preceding slash.

"Wenn oben rechts irgendwo, je nach der Briefkopfgestaltung, "24.08.... ma - ke"zu finden ist, weiss jeder ohne besonderen Hinweis, dass es die Absenderangaben sind."
[So schreibt man Geschäftsbriefe, Humboldt-taschenbuch 229]


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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 01:11
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nathis is called a "Diktatzeichen"Ulrike Lieder
na?? the initials of the person who wrote the note ??Dan McCrosky


  

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1 hr
?? the initials of the person who wrote the note ??


Explanation:
The only \"Ru, rU, RU or ru\" abbreviation shown in Reuther & Reuther Medizinisches Wörterbuch, Langenscheidt or Duden is \"Ru\" for \"Ruthenium\" which would not be too plausible in your context. Most likely would be the initials of the person who wrote the note. Unfortunately for you, however, the abbreviation could also stand for a place or institution.

Sorry that I have no 100% sure answer for you.

Dan McCrosky
Local time: 10:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1541

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12 hrs
this is called a "Diktatzeichen"


Explanation:
"/ru" is an abbreviation of the typist's name (not necessarily the same person who dictated it and would thus be considered the sender). And in all likelihood, ru are not initials, but rather the first two letters of the typist's last name.

Diktat- oder Schreibzeichen can be written in a number of different ways, one of which is with a preceding slash.

"Wenn oben rechts irgendwo, je nach der Briefkopfgestaltung, "24.08.... ma - ke"zu finden ist, weiss jeder ohne besonderen Hinweis, dass es die Absenderangaben sind."
[So schreibt man Geschäftsbriefe, Humboldt-taschenbuch 229]




Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 01:11
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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