Christian name

Latvian translation: kristītais vārds

16:42 Nov 10, 2011
English to Latvian translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: Christian name
Which of the two translations is more appropriate - 'vārds' or 'kristītais vārds'? The word appears in the English test. Can it be considered to be a mistake if the person translates it as 'kristītais vārds'? In my opinion, 'kristītais vārds' is 'baptized name'.
Illa69
Local time: 11:01
Latvian translation:kristītais vārds
Explanation:
WordNet 1.6:
- the first name given to Christians at birth or christening


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Note added at 7 min (2011-11-10 16:49:33 GMT)
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"The term Christian name is often used as a general synonym for given name. Strictly speaking, the term applies to a name formally given to a child at an infant baptism or "christening". (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Given_name)

Vispārīgā nozīmē arī vārds. Tulkojums noteikti būs atkarīgs no konteksta

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Note added at 37 min (2011-11-10 17:20:09 GMT)
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Ņemot vērā kontekstu, ko beidzot sniedzāt en-ru pārī apspriestajā identiskajā jautājumā, protams, tulkojums būs "vārds".
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Jānis Greivuls
Latvia
Local time: 11:01
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christian name
kristītais vārds


Explanation:
WordNet 1.6:
- the first name given to Christians at birth or christening


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Note added at 7 min (2011-11-10 16:49:33 GMT)
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"The term Christian name is often used as a general synonym for given name. Strictly speaking, the term applies to a name formally given to a child at an infant baptism or "christening". (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Given_name)

Vispārīgā nozīmē arī vārds. Tulkojums noteikti būs atkarīgs no konteksta

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Note added at 37 min (2011-11-10 17:20:09 GMT)
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Ņemot vērā kontekstu, ko beidzot sniedzāt en-ru pārī apspriestajā identiskajā jautājumā, protams, tulkojums būs "vārds".

Jānis Greivuls
Latvia
Local time: 11:01
Native speaker of: Native in LatvianLatvian, Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 4
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Asker: Liels paldies, Jāni!


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