Neatorama Posts Tagged "translation"
Everybody Hurts...

James Chapman has told us how sneezes, eating, dogs, and frogs sound in other languages. Now he gives us the lowdown on pain. How do other languages express the sound we know as “ouch”? Learn these, and you&r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/Everybody-Hurts/
A Pig With Swords...

Redditor doodlebug001 apparently works at a college in New Hampshire and posted a story in the headline: An international student ran into our office wearing oven mitts, panicking about a "pig with swords" in his apartme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/06/A-Pig-With-Swords/
European Word Translator...

“How do you say…” peppers every...  ...word is “cat.” There are some caveats: Translations are generated by Google Translate. Some may be in...  ...ropean (e.g. Brazilian Portuguese) words.Just one translation is provided for each word; watch out for words wi...  ...ean languages.*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/30/European-Word-Translator/
Tolkien's Translation Of Beowulf Is Finally Being Published

(Image Via Wikimedia)J.R.R. Tolkien’s origin...  ...s monsters story, and in 1926 he finished his own translation of the poem, a translation that would never see publication-until May 22nd,...  ...publication-until May 22nd, 2014 when Beowulf: A Translation

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/20/Tolkiens-Translation-Of-Beowulf-Finally-Being-Published/
Subtitles That Have Gone Awesomely Wrong...

Buzzfeed has a collection of 27 screengrabs of var...  ...rious movies, cartoons, and TV shows with English translations that will make you laugh. Some of them make it ob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Subtitles-That-Have-Gone-Awesomely-Wrong/
9 Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems

Most languages cannot be translated word-by-word b...  ...e. This can give us a laugh when using mechanical translations such as Babelfish, but are oh-so-important in con...  ...tension between the U.S. and Russia. However, the translation was a bit too literal. The sense of the Russian p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/9-Little-Translation-Mistakes-That-Caused-Big-Problems/
The Wacky World of Chinese Bootleg Movies...

Funny, I saw all the Star Wars films and I don't r...  ...good for a laugh. I mean, I can understand a bad translation to Chinese, but how the hell did they come up wit...  ...product of a chain English-Chinese-English Google translation ? Why did they put these next to the Chinese text?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/01/The-Wacky-World-of-Chinese-Bootleg-Movies/
Star Trek Universal Translator Coming to Real Life...

That universal translator you see in Star Trek? Yes, that one that can instantaneously translate languages while being spoken? It's coming to real life, courtesy of Microsoft: Microsoft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/10/Star-Trek-Universal-Translator-Coming-to-Real-Life/
A World-Class Joke...

You may have read the story about the Chinese re-release of the movie Titanic. The nude scene was cut from the 3D version because of fears that Chinese men would reach out and try to grab Kate Winslet's, um, assets. Jame...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/22/a-world-class-joke/
The 50 Most Absurd Translations of Film Titles

Here's a collection of 50 Hollywood films that were retitled for foreign release, and then re-translated into English for our amusement. That means that there may be some mistranslation going on, but the results are pric...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/the-50-most-absurd-translations-of-film-titles/




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