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Spanish term or phrase:valija
English translation:pouch
Entered by: Sergio Gaymer
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02:05 Mar 14, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
Spanish term or phrase: valija
El funcionario encargado deberá chequear que el total de solicitudes del día presenten en el listado estén adheridas. Esta documentation deberá ser despachada por valija a la UNIDAD LEGAL del Subdepartamento de Criminal Filiation ubicada en Catedral 1772, 5° piso Santiago.
kairosz (Mary Guerrero)
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Sergio Gaymer
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Muchas gracias, Sergio
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5 +10pouch
Sergio Gaymer
4internal messenger service
Antonio Castillo Gonz�lez
Noni Gilbert



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Sergio Gaymer
Local time: 08:43
Native speaker of: Spanish
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Muchas gracias, Sergio

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agree  Taña Dalglish: Absolutely, e.g. valija diplomática (diplomatic pouch). http://www.babylon.com/definition/valija/English. Saludos.
2 mins
  -> gracias Taña

agree  David Hollywood: with "pouch"
3 mins
  -> Thanks a lot David

agree  Terry Burgess: Nothing to do with marsupium:-)
19 mins
  -> Thanks Terry

agree  Rosina Peixoto
1 hr
  -> Gracias Rosa

agree  Terejimenez: si
1 hr
  -> Gracias Tere

agree  Óscar Delgado Gosálvez: totally. by pouch.
1 hr
  -> Gracias Óscar

agree  Cynthia Herber, LL.M.: Claro. Diplomatic Pouch.
1 hr
  -> Gracias Cynthia

agree  Henry Hinds
1 hr
  -> thanks Henry

agree  Janine Libbey
13 hrs
  -> thanks viva Madrid

agree  Nelida Kreer
1 day 4 hrs
  -> gracias Niki
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In the diplomatic context I had always heard of this as a bag, as in "diplomatic bag", carried, for example by a Queen's Messenger, in other words, the courier. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/672786.stm

I'd also come across the term "valija" in a banking context, used for sending documents between branches. In this case, and in my local bank, it's actually a large transparent plastic folder. But I can't find confirmation of what this is called in English, although I suspect it is valise. Unfortunately I can only find this ref, which is I fear a translation itself: "the traditional service of internal valise" http://www.sendalexpress.com/ingles/noticias1.php?id=62

Sorry to sow the seeds of discord, but I can't find anything to convince me of pouch, and Taña's link does no more than give pouch as one of the options for translating valija.

Noni Gilbert
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internal messenger service

Just to provide another option (though "pouch" seems to be right).

[PDF] 14 FAH-4 H-200 INTERNAL MESSAGE SERVICE (IMS) (DEPARTMENT ONLY)Formato de archivo: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - Versión en HTML
that provides internal messenger service (IMS) for the Department. b. Mail originating from within the IMS addressed to locations outside the ...
www.state.gov/documents/organization/89023.pdf - Páginas similares

Also: "company mail", for a private company running this service among its branches. In Spain this is also called "valija".

Antonio Castillo Gonz�lez
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Changes made by editors
Mar 19, 2008 - Changes made by Sergio Gaymer:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/22218">kairosz (Mary Guerrero)'s</a> old entry - "valija" » "pouch"

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