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"Haben wir ein Verzeichnis?"

Translation:Do we have a directory?

January 11, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rowschank

Yellow Pages = Verzeichnis?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/biertopf

Yellow Pages = Gelbe Seiten (that's how it's called in German). Gelbe Seiten is some kind of "Verzeichnis", that's true. But "=" is not true.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rowschank

Well, here it's common (was common, till the internet came) to say "Get the yellow pages" for "Get the directory", so I wanted to know whether that would work.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/biertopf

I see. We wouldn's say "Hol das Verzeichnis", we'd say "Hol die Gelben Seiten" or "Hol das Telefonbuch".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tumsi

If would say, that yellow pages are a special kind of directory. (Yellow Pages ϵ directories)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KrishnanSr2

Can we use Verzeichnis for folders or directories in computer?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/biertopf

Yes, folders on a computer are called "Ordner" or "Verzeichnis" in German (though "Ordner" IMO is more common).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Torniojaws

Folder is not accepted in this translation though. I guess the devs like Nix :)

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