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English translation: pedigree (number)

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15:06 Jan 31, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Stamm-Nr
I would appreciate ideas on both the general translation of this term in companies but also more specifically in the context of the number given to a animal in a pedigree family tree software program. This number is often assigned by "kör" (breed survey) clubs to breeders' animals when they register them
Hubbit
Local time: 02:12
English translation:pedigree (number)
Explanation:
In general it can mean:
race, stock, breed, pedigree,species, ancestry,lineage,line,descent,genealogy

In your context I believe it means
pedigree number.







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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 01:12
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Thanks, I think pedigree number works in the breeding asociation context. My Q wasn't very clear - the reason I mentioned companies too is that in some companies each member of staff is given a Stamm-Nr. Obviously there it is not pedigree number (!) and I wondered about the best translation in that context too?
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Summary of answers provided
nalineage numberUschi (Ursula) Walke
naline or lineageUlrike Lieder
napedigree (number)
Elisa Capelão


  

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7 mins
pedigree (number)


Explanation:
In general it can mean:
race, stock, breed, pedigree,species, ancestry,lineage,line,descent,genealogy

In your context I believe it means
pedigree number.










    Personal exp. (I own pedigree dogs myself)
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 01:12
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 117
Grading comment
Thanks, I think pedigree number works in the breeding asociation context. My Q wasn't very clear - the reason I mentioned companies too is that in some companies each member of staff is given a Stamm-Nr. Obviously there it is not pedigree number (!) and I wondered about the best translation in that context too?
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54 mins
line or lineage


Explanation:
I would not use pedigree in this context, but rather line, lineage, or possibly even family.

Stamm (Familie, Geschlecht) - stock, lineage, family, house, line
(Bakterienstamm) - strain

Stammbaum - family tree, genealogical tree, pedigree, lineage
seinen Stammbaum zurückverfolgen - to retrace one's line of ancestors

Stammbuch (for livestock) - herdbook; (for horses, dogs, etc.) - studbook

Stamm in terms of companies - I'm not sure what exactly you're asking here. Stamm is often used in a software context - Stammdaten - master data; Stammdatei - master file.

HTH.

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 17:12
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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54 mins
lineage number


Explanation:
pedigree sounds strictly zoological to me


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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 11:12
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 492
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