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bg. håndledd

English translation: both wrists

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10:35 Apr 9, 2008
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / arthritis
Norwegian term or phrase: bg. håndledd
As usual, trouble with abbreviations.
Hun er plaget av smerter til knaerne og bg. håndledd.
TIA.
Helen Johnson
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:08
English translation:both wrists
Explanation:
As in 'begge håndledd'. You'd think someone lazy enough to abbreviate a 5 character word down to 3 would just say 2 hpndledd. Go figure.

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Note added at 7 mins (2008-04-09 10:43:14 GMT)
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As you say, duuuhhh...:-)

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-04-09 11:39:11 GMT) Post-grading
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The duuhhh of course referring to the original abbreviator.
Selected response from:

Per Bergvall
Norway
Local time: 14:08
Grading comment
He, he...thanks, Per! (By 'Duhhh, I was referring to myself, of course!)
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
5 +2both wrists
Per Bergvall


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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
both wrists


Explanation:
As in 'begge håndledd'. You'd think someone lazy enough to abbreviate a 5 character word down to 3 would just say 2 hpndledd. Go figure.

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Note added at 7 mins (2008-04-09 10:43:14 GMT)
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As you say, duuuhhh...:-)

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-04-09 11:39:11 GMT) Post-grading
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The duuhhh of course referring to the original abbreviator.

Per Bergvall
Norway
Local time: 14:08
Meets criteria
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in category: 121
Grading comment
He, he...thanks, Per! (By 'Duhhh, I was referring to myself, of course!)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nikolaj Widenmann: You see that in Danish, too.
1 hr

agree  CG diPierro MD: medical transcription abbreviation
5 hrs
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