[Translators-l] How should I translate "the Board"?
me.lyzzy at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 13:09:00 UTC 2017
So, there is also a) the Advisory Board
<https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Advisory_Board> and b) the Endowment
Advisory Board as described in
In the same resolution you after all find a mixed use of Board of Directors
and Board of Trustees which I wasn't aware of when we voted (and which I
find very confusing by myself).
On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:01 AM, mathieu stumpf guntz <
psychoslave at culture-libre.org> wrote:
> The text also refer to an "Executive Director", so I looked if there was
> an "Executive Board" to make sure "Board" couldn't be ambiguous. As far as
> I found, there was an "Executive committee" now "considered disbanded
> So, am I right thinking that there is no other "board" or "committee" with
> which the term "Board" and its translations might create confusion?
> Le 26/01/2017 à 12:22, Ilario Valdelli a écrit :
> "Consiglio direttivo" for languages connected with the latin.
> In this case the translation is not a simple translation of wording but
> has a legal value and replicates the organizational aspects.
> "Consiglio direttivo" or "Conseil de direction" or "Consejo directivo" is
> the body that gives the strategies and the direction to the executive body.
> This is the choise we did in Switzerland to translate it in Italian and in
> Personally I would appreciate a lot to translate "Board of Trustee" with
> "Consiglio di fondazione", but "Consiglio direttivo" clarifies better the
> role (in several foundations the decisional aspects are in charge of an
> executive director and of his cabinet).
> Kind regards
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 3:08 PM, mathieu stumpf guntz <
> psychoslave at culture-libre.org> wrote:
>> I'm working on this:
>> where "Board" is a recurring term.
>> I guess that it is referring to the board of trustees
>> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Board_of_trustees>. Am I wrong?
>> If not, in the previous link, translations are rather parse in their
>> meaning (as far as I can say):
>> - Kuratorium
>> - Consejo directivo
>> - Zuzendaritza Batzordea
>> - Comité des sages
>> - Rada Powiernicza
>> - Conselho Diretivo
>> I translated "trustees" it in Esperanto to "kuratoro" (you find the same
>> roots in the German translation), and "board of trustees" as "kuratoraro"
>> (group of "kuratoro"), but "board" alone as "estraro" (group of
>> Any comment is welcome.
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