On Tuesday 06 March 2018 at 09:05:25, Markus Weiler wrote:

> Hi Group,
> we're just wondering, in German we call the different types of phone-numbers
> (Geographic,mobile,national,VoIP...) Rufnummerngassen (phone number alleys
> ;-) )
> Is there an english word for this?


It's just another example of German choosing to have a single word for 
something, where English uses two or more.

In English I'd say "number type", but that's just my opinion - others might 
describe this differently.

Just the word "Rufnummer" on its own is another example - "phone number".


Was ist braun, liegt ins Gras, und raucht?
Ein Kaminchen...

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