Translation

People Tested How Google Translates From Gender Neutral Languages And Shared The Sexist Results.

Translation is not a very easy task. It requires deep knowledge of at least two languages to translate sufficiently and effectively. Any language expert can testify that you cannot really translate everything from one language into another and that a lot of details and nuances get lost in translation.

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18 Times People Got Tattoos In Languages They Don’t Speak And Ended Up Making Fools Of Themselves.

Getting a tattoo is a huge comittment. It’s ink that’s going to stay on your skin for the rest of your life. So it’s gotta be perfect and error-free. That’s why before you ink, think! The internet is so full of funny tattoo fails which their inkers didn’t think too much and ended up making fools of themselves.

Tattoos that involve foreign languages are especially tricky. If you don’t know a particular language so well, you might ended engraving the wrong words on your skin. Below we have compiled a list of tattoos that people that could read in foreign languages had to just laugh at these terrible tattoo choices.

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31 Hilariously Bad Chinese Translation Fails.

The linguistic differences and gaps between Chinese and English are so far apart that translating from one to the other can be extremely tricky. This is also why English natives find it so difficult to learn Mandarin, and the same is also true for Chinese natives. We know for a fact that translation is such a subtle skill that few people excel at. You have to have strong linguistic skills about at least two languages to be able to translate efficiently.

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41 Fascinating words from other languages we should definitely import to English.

No language has all of the words, and English is no exception. While you can express the complex feeling of “insecurity, fear, concern, and envy over relative lack of possessions, status or something of great personal value, particularly in reference to a comparator, a rival, or a competitor.” with one word (i.e. jealousy), some other very simple concepts need to be expressed with more than one word, like the day after tomorrow. With input from our amazing followers at The Language Nerds, we have compiled a list of some of the most interesting words that exist in other languages but have no equivalent in English. You really don’t want to miss any of them. 

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27 Hilarious Non-English Phrases And Their Literal Meanings.

Geoffrey Willans said, “You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.” If you think your language is unique because it has sounds and phrases that other languages can’t possibly have, you’re in for a huge surprise. The beauty of knowing other languages is that it gives you a unique perspective about how other cultures think and how they describe the world around them, which sometimes can be surprisingly different. We’ve all known of idioms and phrases that can’t be translated no matter what and that’s because of the simple reason that cultures are untranslatable. In this article, we have combined some of the most interesting non-English phrases from around the world and their literal translations to showcase how unusual other languages can be. Have a good read ?

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Don’t read this article, ان لم تكن تتقن لغتين على الاقل

Having fun with اللغات is enjoyable and intriguing في نفس الوقت. You can do fascinating stuff بمجرد تحريك your lips و your لسان. Language هي أهم thing that keeps us مع بعض. Think about it للحظة. It gets more interesting عندما you combine لغتين في the same time, فأنت تجمع even more people.

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People Are Sharing hilarious Literal Translations, And Here Are 25 Of The Best Ones.

Have you ever thought beyond your language when it comes to what words literally mean and what they can be translated to word-for-word? It’s just fun, like anything multilingual. We brought to you today some of the most hilarious literal translations from all across the languages of the world to give you a sense of how beautiful languages can be. Don’t forget to share your favorite and if you have other examples, do kindly share them. ?

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40 Hilarious Translation Fails From Different Languages.

Translation is a hard-to-get skill that is not given to everyone. The fact that you speak two languages doesn’t make you a translator. If you haven’t taken any translation courses and attempt to translate, your translations will contain a lot of meaningless words such as “umm”, “err”, “that thing..you know”. Sometimes, translations (mostly literal) turn into the funniest thing when they go horribly wrong. In this article, we compiled some of the funniest examples of translation gone wrong to make you appreciate the job translators are doing. Grab some snacks, it’s gonna be a long list! 

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Product Names That Mean Something Unfortunate In Other Languages.

It is highly recommended to consider other languages when you want to name a product. Otherwise, you will be a laughing stock to people who know a thing or two about other languages; especially to people like us, language nerds. Here are some product names that turned into something unfortunate in other languages:

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