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ArthurWill
Different countries have different generic names for a mobile phone. smile.gif

In the US people call their mobile phone - cellphone. Here in Malaysia, you are likely to bump into someone who call it - handphone.

What about your country?
thump_rockstar
Ppl call it either Mobile/Cell/Phone here in India...depending on wat comes to the mind at that instant smile.gif
vegeta_sa
We called it "Cell phone" or just plane "Cell" here in South Africa
antonis1978
We call it kinito tongue.gif
NVDVS1
In Oz we just call it a "mobile", unless it rings when you don't want it to, then it's "that f%$#@&g thing"
wagtail555
QUOTE (vegeta_sa @ May 5 2009, 03:56 AM) *
We called it "Cell phone" or just plane "Cell" here in South Africa




Yep his right in good old SA is plainly Cell phone or Cell even in the other languages we use in SA u
wil hear the word cell or cell phone byebye.gif
antonis1978
QUOTE (NVDVS1 @ May 5 2009, 03:07 PM) *
In Oz we just call it a "mobile", unless it rings when you don't want it to, then it's "that f%$#@&g thing"



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mairazl
In Brazil we call it "celular"... smile.gif
rhtz
QUOTE (thump_rockstar @ May 5 2009, 04:55 PM) *
Ppl call it either Mobile/Cell/Phone here in India...depending on wat comes to the mind at that instant smile.gif


same here in Bangladesh
vinnieza
The name you gave it in the title; mobile/mobile phone in the UK smile.gif. However, we get people writing color, saying tomato (in American) etc so i wouldn't be surprised if people also called it a cell, especially in cities wink.gif.
bsiomar
We called it portable ..in algeria
mevil
in germany we call it "handy"
twintrix
In Lithuania we call it - "telefonas", in slang - "telefas" or "mobilnikas" or "mobiliakas" or "ragelis". I think we have very rich language laugh.gif cool.gif wow.gif
nick222
In Mexico is called 'celular', 'cel' or just 'telefono'
in the netherlands mobiel (say mobiil)
or mobille telefon
diabolical
In Finland "kännykkä"
elaginn
In Russia peeps call it 'mobilnik' or 'sotoviy' or 'sotyk'
formula1fan
QUOTE (ArthurWill @ May 5 2009, 03:49 AM) *
Different countries have different generic names for a mobile phone. smile.gif

In the US people call their mobile phone - cellphone. Here in Malaysia, you are likely to bump into someone who call it - handphone.

What about your country?

it is called mobitel
Sticky Mick
Well, typically here in the UK it's called a mobile phone or some people call it a pain in the @ss tongue.gif
vodafone27
in algeria the phone called : ciluler phone or portable or poket phone .
but the moste is telephon portable .
dLazaros
in Greece we call it kinito (mobile).
when the wife calls we call it bourdelo...
when the girfriend calls we call it moro...
when work calls we call it gamimeno...
when the phone gets stuck or slow we call it many things..... laugh.gif
LotusB
QUOTE (NVDVS1 @ May 5 2009, 10:07 PM) *
In Oz we just call it a "mobile", unless it rings when you don't want it to, then it's "that f%$#@&g thing"


I was going to reply but Tony answered it better than I could ...lol notworthy.gif notworthy.gif notworthy.gif clapping.gif clapping.gif
Emina35
gathering.gif holllaaaaaa........
people in my country say "hape" as handphone or just "hp"




from indonesian people:rolleyes:
Lenisa_Slone
here ( in albania ) it is called ''celular'' or ''telefoni'' or ,'celi'& ''celefoni'' for funny ways
zulakmal
QUOTE (ArthurWill @ May 5 2009, 04:49 AM) *
Different countries have different generic names for a mobile phone. smile.gif

In the US people call their mobile phone - cellphone. Here in Malaysia, you are likely to bump into someone who call it - handphone.

What about your country?


but bro, you are most likely heard someone call it 'handset' I think, although the right term in malay is 'telefon bimbit'.
saketkukde
here in India we have various languages..but in our region we call it........"durbhramandhawnisanch"
that means "distant mobile voice set"
ronaldo23
in Trinidad and Tobago we call it phone, just plane 'phone'
bipul_3112
we call it cell/mobile here in nepal
puchuxchu
We called it commonly "Celular" in Argentina....
werushqa666
we call it simply mobil here in slovakia grouphug.gif
sergiotm88
grouphug.gif

Here in Colombia we say "CELULAR"....................or "Cacharro" if it's an old mobile..... Phone companies call it....."Equipo"...... byebye.gif
nick222
Hey, isn't "cacharro" like saying 'piece of junk'?
eshghe_adidas
in Iran people calls it "telephone hamrah" , "mobile" or s.ts "gooshi" tongue.gif
and in Germany people calls it "handy" or "mobile" wink.gif
billuriye
QUOTE (ArthurWill @ May 5 2009, 03:49 AM) *
Different countries have different generic names for a mobile phone. smile.gif

In the US people call their mobile phone - cellphone. Here in Malaysia, you are likely to bump into someone who call it - handphone.

What about your country?In Turkey it's called pocket phone

raynol1991
In indonesia called "telepon", "ponsel", or "HandpHone"
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Ostbågar
In Sweden we call it "mobil" eller "mobiltelefon".
thabull
QUOTE (antonis1978 @ May 5 2009, 02:24 PM) *
We call it kinito tongue.gif



translating "kinito" we get "movable" and "mobile" also
itsikha
in israel we call it - "pelephone"
thabull
QUOTE (dLazaros @ May 13 2009, 04:39 PM) *
in Greece we call it kinito (mobile).
when the wife calls we call it bourdelo...
when the girfriend calls we call it moro...
when work calls we call it gamimeno...
when the phone gets stuck or slow we call it many things..... laugh.gif



totally agree with you my friend 10.gif 10.gif 10.gif 10.gif 10.gif
(but i think u should translate the greek terms)
saadinusa
QUOTE (thump_rockstar @ May 5 2009, 06:55 AM) *
Ppl call it either Mobile/Cell/Phone here in India...depending on wat comes to the mind at that instant smile.gif


i remember talking to my cousing back in India and i told her i am calling from my cell and she said what ?? and i had to say mobile...which doesn't come to our minds here in US...smile.gif
bahurbaba
in bulgaria we call it GSM or just phone(телефон)
DANGER__SHAH
QUOTE (thump_rockstar @ May 5 2009, 03:55 PM) *
Ppl call it either Mobile/Cell/Phone here in India...depending on wat comes to the mind at that instant smile.gif

Me too has a same in pakistan grouphug.gif
jeator
We call it mobile phone
pradeep6544
In Nepal we call Mobile
Post paid mobile
Prepaid Mobile
Mero mobile.
ipohboyz
in Malaysia we usually called it by 2 things "handphone" and "handset"................. gathering.gif

javedy2j21
its common word is cell or phone
abhijeet9923
in india we have over 5000 languages so we have that name also but in general we call ''mobile '' gathering.gif
Pure-Evil
QUOTE (abhijeet9923 @ Jun 17 2009, 10:32 AM) *
in india we have over 5000 languages so we have that name also but in general we call ''mobile '' gathering.gif




you must be joking .. ffs know your country better
dnetg
In Greece we call it "kinito"!!!!
kai016
in philippines we call it CP
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