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5 Arabic Terms Without English Equivalents

As we touched on in a previous post, language is inextricably linked to culture. Some experiences are untranslatable across cultures. It’s a…

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How Small Translation Mistakes Had Large Consequences—Part 2/2

In the first part of this post, we discussed some rather serious translation errors. In part two, the translations become a bit…

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How Small Translation Mistakes Had Large Consequences—Part 1/2

Everybody makes mistakes, including translators. But while some translation mistakes only shed linguistic subtleties, others can be much more consequential. Sometimes these…

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Subtleties of Translation

There’s More to Translation than Words What makes a good translation? Any bilingual can render a basic sentence in…

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Why You Should Never Use Google Translate

Translation is an art and takes years of practice to perfect. It needs a keen understanding of at least two languages, cultures, and modes…