Friday, June 03, 2005

Here we go

Since 2000 I've been travelling China. As a graduate student of Chinese I am especially interested in linguistic aspects. During the last five years I have frequently encountered one of the most fascinating aspect of Chinese translation culture: Chinglish, the result of an English dictionary meeting Chinese grammar. Since the latter is virtually nonexistent, signmakers face an abundance of possible translations. The following blog entries show some. Enjoy.


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