Opened 9 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#12158 closed (fixed)

Strange Swedish translation of "Go"

Reported by: Deniz Dogan Owned by: nobody
Component: Translations Version: master
Severity: Keywords: i18n swedish admin
Cc: Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


The translation of "Go" in the Swedish (sv) locale is pretty strange. It says "Sök" which means "search". A few translations that I find better than "Sök" in the context (django.contrib.admin):

  1. Utför (this is arguably the best one)
  2. Gör
  3. Kör

Attachments (1)

swedish_fix.diff (537 bytes) - added by Claude Paroz 8 years ago.
Fix for 'Go' string

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Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Kellen

For non-swedish speakers:

  1. Utför is roughly equivalent to "perform"
  2. Gör is more like "do" (or "make" depending on the context)
  3. Kör is "run"

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Jannis Leidel

Component: django.contrib.adminTranslations
Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by Jannis Leidel

Please feel free to attach a patch for the django.po file, I don't really know what to do with the ticket.

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by Claude Paroz

Has patch: set

I've got confirmation by a Swedish translation expert (Daniel Nylander) that:

"Utför" is the best in this specific context. It means "Perform" or
"Do" (the action)

Changed 8 years ago by Claude Paroz

Attachment: swedish_fix.diff added

Fix for 'Go' string

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by Claude Paroz

Triage Stage: AcceptedReady for checkin

comment:6 Changed 8 years ago by Russell Keith-Magee

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [14790]) Fixed #12158 -- Corrected Swedish translation for "Go". Thanks to skorpan for the report, and claudep for the patch.

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