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Swedish Translation

Terminology

English Swedish
account  
backlinks tillbakalänkar
bookmarks  
book view bokvy
changes (recent changes)  
checkpoint  
child topic  
feed (RSS etc) flöde (RSS-flöde)
history (page history)  
home förstasida
homepage förstasida
index  
link länk
page ämne
parent topic  
parent web föräldraavdelning
print version  
profile page profilsida
raw edit  
raw text källtext
raw view  
registration registrering
revision version
search  
sidebar sidomeny
site webbplats
site map  
tags taggar
token token
top bar toppmeny
topic template  
topic ämne
user reference användarhjälp
user's guide användarhandledning
view [noun] vy
web avdelning

-- Contributors: ErikAman, TorstenEriksson

Discussions

I have translated all user interface strings into Swedish, but I haven't done extensive proofreading or testing. Any help with that would be much appreciated.

The translation file for 4.2 has just been added to Bugs:Item4551.

-- ErikAman - 2007-09-08

A number of the terms used in the TWiki user interface were difficult to translate (or rather they would sound ridiculous if translated literally). Some of the choices made are documented below.

  • action command tangentbordskommando
  • backlinks referenser hit / referenser från
  • book view boklayout
  • checkpoint spara och fortsätt redigera
  • child topic dottersida
  • index alla sidor
  • raw text källtext
  • revision version
  • RSS feed RSS-flöde
  • sidebar sidomeny
  • site webbplats
  • text body innehåll
  • topbar toppmeny
  • topic sida (inspired by the Danish translation using the word "side".
  • topic template sidmall
  • user reference användarhjälp
  • user's guide användarhandledning
  • web avdelning, parent web föräldraavdelning

-- ErikAman - 2007-09-08

in my opinion "ämne" translates to "subject" which is closer to "topic" than the danish translation using "side"

thus:

  • index becomes "alla ämnena" or literally "all subjects"
  • sidomenu would become more meaningful and less confused by the double use of "sida"
  • topic ämne or literally subject
  • topic template becomes "ämnemall" ?
But take this suggestion however you like, Swedish is a second language for me and not a strong one at that. wink

-- TravisBarker - 2008-04-12

An updated Swedish translation for 5.1 was submitted (to Bugs:Item6712) on Friday 12 Aug. 2011. It was made by me and based upon the previous version by ErikAman.

The translation was edited using poedit, but since I have been/was/still is unfamiliar with po-files, there may well be errors in it. Also, I am not personally using a localized version of TWiki and for this reason testing has not been performed. Any help with finding errors, typos and other lapses would therefore be appreciated. I have made certain general changes to the previous translation. See below.

-- TorstenEriksson - 2011-08-15

Swedish Terminology

In working on the translation to 5.1 I found some of the decisions made by the first translator impractical. In most cases, I think that the first translation did a good job of using the Swedish language rather than just translating literally. However, I agree with the comment by TravisBarker below that the translation of "topic" as "sida" is very confusing. It seemed better to use "ämne", even though this concept is usually used for other things in Swedish. (Perhaps "inlägg" might be a better choice?) In this version, topic is translated into ämne (and phrases like "topic template" into "ämnesmall" etc).

Now, the following words relate to "sida":

* page -> sida

* home -> förstasida

* homepage -> förstasida

* profile page -> profilsida

I have also changed the previous "referenser hit/från" for backlinks to the more unwieldy "tillbakalänkar" or "länkar tillbaka från" in order to connect to the general use of the word "länk" to denote link. Cf. suggestion for "link" at Svenska datatermgruppen.

Some words or concepts I found difficult, and discussion of these (and others) would be welcome:

registration -> registrering

token -> token

tags -> taggar

view [noun] -> vy (for example in book view, previously translated as "boklayout" now changed to "bokvy")

-- TorstenEriksson - 2011-08-15

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