Posts Tagged ‘chinese’
Machine translation is not appropriate for restaurant signs. In this case, someone input the Chinese name into a machine translation program, unaware that the application was not working at the moment. Without having a human check the result, they submitted it to the sign maker and posted it above their restaurant. That is why boingboing.net [...]
If you want to reach non-English speaking internet users, what languages should you focus on first? Well, the answer depends on several different factors. However, if you would like to reach the maximum number of internet users, regardless of other demographics, then you might consider some of the top languages spoken by internet users [...]
Here is an obvious Chinese-to-English translation error from the amusing website, Engrish.com.
Translation to help the relief effort is spotlighted by the International Medical Interpreters Association: As many of you know, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti yesterday after 5 p.m. The news coming from Haiti is that this is a very serious earthquake and has wreaked havoc and devastation on the region. We know that millions of people [...]