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DM problems, should I create another almost equal DF?[edit]

Hey, I wonder. The Norwegian equivalent for to back is rygge, but it means both to move backwards and to move a vehicle backwards. I cannot find a word that includes both these senses like the English word travel for the Norwegian DM translation

That is, if travel does include both meanings: he backed - he backed the car. Any help? --Troskyldigheten 12:05, 12 January 2009 (EST)

In this case, I would say you need to create a second DM which is specific to vehicles, and give the word "rygge" as a translation for both DMs : the actual one and the new one. (It is the same in French with the word "reculer"). --Kipcool 13:13, 12 January 2009 (EST)
Or maybe is isn't needed. In both languages the verb is both transitive and intransitive. My question was about writing the definition as one or two part sentences (semantic drift). I do not think this is a problem. Creating two definitions that are almost the same seems unnecessary to me. --Troskyldigheten 03:25, 13 January 2009 (EST)