DANOBATGROUP has updated and published its technical dictionary in Basque


The partner companies of DANOBATGROUP have in place since several years a scheme for use of Basque language at work; the resulting work is published and available to everybody. One of these publications is the dictionary, which has been updated and completed this year and which contains images and terms in Basque of the machine tool sector. The user can look up technical terms from Spanish to Basque and vice versa. Furthermore, it is possible to search images of several machines designed and manufactured by DANOBATGROUP: these images are accompanied by the relevant technical terms from the dictionary. The user can make suggestions to include terms in the dictionary.

The dictionary is available at the following URL:  http://hiztegia.danobatgroup.com/ the user can also have it in paper format by downloading and printing the dictionary. The dictionary not only contains terms related to grinding machines, lathes, cutting and drilling machines, sheet metal processing machines and mechanical drawings of milling machines, but also terminology used in defining a grinding process, terms from the workshop manual published by Danobat S.Coop., and terms from sectors such as health, aeronautics and railways in which Ideko S.Coop. is involved. The dictionary is continuously maintained and updated with terms from other partner business units of the group and terms that are used in day to day activities. DANOBATGROUP, committed to Basque From the very beginning, DANOBATGROUP has defended and been aware of the importance of the Basque language and culture. The commitment to the Basque language and culture is founded on the wishes of the workers and society. The partner companies of the group are involved in various initiatives taken in the municipalities of their location, often being the driving factor behind such initiatives. Currently, the DANOBATGROUP is running schemes to intensify the use of Basque, to influence employee motivation and to improve knowledge of Basque