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CLDR Ticket #11111(accepted data)

Opened 2 months ago

Last modified 4 weeks ago

Translation of time zone name "Mountain Time" in pt-PT

Reported by: vichang@… Owned by: SurveyTool
Component: timezone Data Locale: pt-PT
Phase: dsub Review: mellie
Weeks: Data Xpath: //ldml/dates/timeZoneNames/zone[@type="America_Mountain"]/generic
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Description

According to our linguist, "Hora de Montanha" is wrong pt-PT. The time zone should either have no generic name or use "Hora da Montanha"

I think the Xpath is ldml/dates/timeZoneNames/zone[@type="America_Mountain"]/generic

<metazone type="America_Mountain">
    <long>
        <generic>Hora de Montanha</generic>

GoogleIssue: 77972075

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comment:1 Changed 2 months ago by 002-ptpt_0008@…

Indeed. Please note that "Hora de Montanha" is very generic and doesn't mean much to your average PT speaker. "Hora da Montanha" is grammatically more accurate, but still a bit difficult to understand. The best possible translation would be "Fuso horário MST" (lit. "MST timezone"). Thanks

comment:2 Changed 8 weeks ago by vichang@…

Does MST in "MST timezone" mean "Mountain Standard Time"?
I think "Mountain Standard Time" and "Mountain Time" have different meanings in my understanding in English.

Do you think "Hora da Montanha" is still better than "Hora de Montanha"? Looks like the opinion from our native speakers think "Hora da Montanha" is acceptable.

comment:3 Changed 4 weeks ago by mark

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comment:4 Changed 4 weeks ago by doug@…

There is no significant difference in U.S. English between "Mountain Standard Time" and "Mountain Time," except that the former specifies "Standard" time (as opposed to "Daylight" time) and the latter does not. They are the same zone (which I live in).

comment:5 Changed 4 weeks ago by mark

  • Owner changed from anybody to SurveyTool
  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Review set to mellie
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to 34
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