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German term or phrase:coloriert
English translation:colorized
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15:49 Feb 7, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: coloriert
TV Farbformen: Farbe, s-w, coloriert

i.e. colour, b&w, ????
Michael Dollman
colorized
Explanation:
From the context you give, I would assume that the reference is to film that was originally black and white and which has now been colorized. The Turner Network here in the US did that with a lot of the old, classic movies and caused quite an outcry.

See the following references (among some 2,000+):
Most of the classic black and white movies have been "colorized", mainly so that they can be ...
www.howstuffworks.com/question184.htm

I have seen some old movies after they were colorized and the sound was dubbed to be a little different and after ...
smartcad.me.wisc.edu/~ratnakar/ghantasa/1996/0366.html

HTH!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 15:44
Grading comment
Judging by the number of relevant hits I think this is the right term. Many thanks.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nacoloured
Alexander Schleber
nacolor/colour
Tim Drayton
nacolorizedUlrike Lieder


  

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17 mins
colorized


Explanation:
From the context you give, I would assume that the reference is to film that was originally black and white and which has now been colorized. The Turner Network here in the US did that with a lot of the old, classic movies and caused quite an outcry.

See the following references (among some 2,000+):
Most of the classic black and white movies have been "colorized", mainly so that they can be ...
www.howstuffworks.com/question184.htm

I have seen some old movies after they were colorized and the sound was dubbed to be a little different and after ...
smartcad.me.wisc.edu/~ratnakar/ghantasa/1996/0366.html

HTH!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 15:44
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
Judging by the number of relevant hits I think this is the right term. Many thanks.
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33 mins
color/colour


Explanation:
I believe your own hunch to be correct. For confirmation, refer to the web site http://home.t-online.de/home/p.wegner-photography/bws2.htm.
Here, beneath the photographs, are the bilingual options:
schwarzweiss - black & white
coloriert- colored
Although, with reference to a TV we obviously use color/colour depending on which side of the pond you originate from.

Tim Drayton
Cyprus
Local time: 01:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 154
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14 hrs
coloured


Explanation:
"colorized" does not sound right. The word does not even exist in the Oxford.
Coloured should be correct.
Full colour is used for monitors able to represent a full range of colours. "Coloured" means as much as "eingefärbt" (i.e. with one or more individual colours, but not a full range representation.


    Oxford Duden
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 00:44
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2340
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