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Re: [Czechlist] Re: CHAT: Czechia rears its head again

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  • James Kirchner
    Yes, but to many outsiders it doesn t matter, because they still think it s part of Russia. :-) Jamie ... [Non-text portions of this message have been
    Message 1 of 62 , Sep 3, 2008
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      Yes, but to many outsiders it doesn't matter, because they still think
      it's part of Russia. :-)

      Jamie

      On Sep 3, 2008, at 9:44 AM, grabanrad wrote:

      > Czech Republic is not really former Czechoslovakia, it's only part of
      > what used to be Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakia has not changed it's
      > name
      > to The Czech Republic.
      >
      > Rad [;)]
      >
      > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Romana" <rvlcek@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Czech Republic, former Czechoslovakia - that's what's easily
      > understood
      > > everywhere.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I have never heard the term "Czecho" (!!!) before, and would
      > certainly
      > > object to it.
      > >
      > > If people use "Czechia" I tell them that there is no such country.
      > >
      > > That's how I handle it. No offense intended.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Cheers,
      > >
      > > Romana
      > >
      > >
      > > On 3.9.2008, at 8:26, Matej Klimes wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > > Jamie and other "ex- or present-Czechians", what do you use when
      > you
      > > > talk to someone at a party somewhere outside CZ. Czech Republic a
      > > > few times and then overthere, in Prague/Marianky (whatever)
      > etc., or
      > > > some other name(s)?
      > > >
      > > > M
      > > >
      > >
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    • James Kirchner
      Thanks, Josef and Gerry. My hunch is now that this abbreviation is, in fact, document specific and doesn t call for translation. Jamie ... [Non-text portions
      Message 62 of 62 , Sep 6, 2008
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        Thanks, Josef and Gerry. My hunch is now that this abbreviation is,
        in fact, document specific and doesn't call for translation.

        Jamie

        On Sep 6, 2008, at 3:15 AM, Josef Hlavac wrote:

        > This is most likely a very specific jargon or a document-specific
        > abbreviation. Maybe even a brand/model designation. Certainly not a
        > commonly recognized abbreviation, not even in elec engineering.
        >
        > Josef
        >
        > James Kirchner wrote:
        > > Can anyone tell me what "DM" stands for in "DM ovladac" in an
        > > electrical appliance?
        > >
        > > Thanks.
        > >
        > > Jamie
        > >
        > >
        > > ------------------------------------
        > >
        > > Translators' tricks of the trade:
        > > http://czeng.wetpaint.com/
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Yahoo! Groups Links
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
        >



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