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Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox Multimedia 20 GB -- Change rechargables?

Re: Archos Jukebox Multimedia 20 GB -- Change rechargables?

From: Gert Brinkmann <g111_at_netcologne.de>
Date: 2006-02-08

Andreas Gnau wrote:

>>Well, it is the 1:1 translation from the german word "Akku". I am not
>>sure what the best translation is. A "battery" is not rechargable AFAIU.
>
> That's how we Germans use the word "Batterie". I knew why you used
> accumulator, but we don't say Accumalator, either.

This is correct. But we say "Akku" as short for "Akkumulator", well, at
least, I use this word. Translating this to "Accu" did sound anusual.
"Accumulator" does sound anusual, too, but I have found this in the
leo-dictionary. ;)

Ok, the next time I will use the word "batteries" and if it is important
"rechargable batteries".

=;-)

Gert
Received on Wed Feb 8 11:04:15 2006


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