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CLDR Ticket #11309(design)

Opened 7 months ago

Last modified 6 weeks ago

Some currency names in Korean are inconsistent or incorrect - BRL & GBP

Reported by: heehwang@… Owned by: kristi
Component: fix-in-survey-tool Data Locale: ko_KR
Phase: dsub Review:
Weeks: Data Xpath:


1) BRL-name-other
EN: Brazilian reals
KO actual: 브라질 헤알
KO expected: 브라질 레알

  • Different translations (브라질 레알 Vs 브라질 헤알) are used in the name and name-other fields but the same translation should be used as in all other currency names in ko_KR since Korean does not differentiate singular/plural. These translations are in fact two possible translation options. 브라질 레알 is more-widely used while 브라질 헤알 sounds closer to the Portuguese pronunciation.

2) GBP-name
EN: British Pound
KO actual: 파운드
KO expected: 영국 파운드

  • Meaning of "British" is missing in translation. But it should be added to differentiate from other countries' pound.

3) GBP-name-other
EN: British Pounds
KO actual: 영국령 파운드 스털링
KO expected: 영국 파운드

*The current translation have extra meanings added reading like "British colony pound sterling". Besides, the same translation should be used for both GBP-name and GBP-name-other since Korean does not differentiate singular/plural.


Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 months ago by mark

  • Component changed from main to other

comment:2 Changed 3 months ago by catchan@…

What is the current status of this ticket?

comment:3 Changed 3 months ago by mark

  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to to-assess

comment:4 Changed 3 months ago by mark

  • Owner changed from anybody to kristi
  • Component changed from other to fix-in-survey-tool

comment:5 Changed 2 months ago by kristi

  • Priority changed from assess to medium
  • Milestone changed from to-assess to assessed

The suggestions seem reasonable and should be brought up in the Korean Forum discussion for v36.
Assign to Paypal representative in the survey tool (Or return to reporter).
I could also take it too v36 to bring this up in the forum.

comment:6 Changed 6 weeks ago by kristi

  • Status changed from new to design
  • Milestone changed from assessed to 36

comment:7 Changed 6 weeks ago by kristi

Add a forum in v36


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