Happy International Translation Day. Thanks for the
tag Peggy. @Spinnifix
Translating is not an easy job. So Kudos to all translator. Your indeed performing a great and helpful job. Without you this world would be in chaos repeating the story of Tower of Babel wherein there was confusion of tongues.
Happy Translation Day
From my point of view, I can say that I am also dependent on a translator. Sometimes it is really difficult to find the right words that a translator can reproduce as they are meant. We all know that a translator sometimes harshly reproduces words or sentences that are not meant by the author. I had to learn a lot and had to apologize a few times for things I didn't actually say. I'm glad to hear that I'm not alone.
Thank you for this important thread @Spinnifix. I see that there is a lot of understanding for the members who are not so fit in the community language English. Although I had a few hours of English at school and can also check into a hotel in the English-speaking world / stay abroad, order / pay for food or drinks, shop and do other everyday things. However, this is not enough to participate in discussions here in the community or to create them. So I'm dependent on a translator.
Maybe one day we will have a translator who not only translates but also gives us hints on how to formulate things better. Or who optimizes our sentences so that they are easier to understand (i.e. makes suggestions).
Google website automatically translates the texts into the language you want, but when we want to write, we need a translator.
A translator to be integrated into this community page makes everything easy. example, I write in my own language, but the article is published in English. I have no idea about the how-to software part, but I think it would be very useful in the community..
I wish the team would think about it... 😊😊
wow! and in the picture I noticed the flag of my country (white and red)
Happy day translators!
(I'm using a translator now!)
Happy International Translation Day!
Happy International Translation Day. I never realized how many different days we have to celebrate until I joined the community. This is what I love about the community they teach you so many different things
I definitely understand the importance of a good translator/translation. I work in the medical field in the US and at one practice I was at we had a Refugee Clinic. We had patients from all around the world coming to America and most didn't understand/speak any English at all. I'm a people person and I downloaded Google Translate to my phone to help me communicate with my patients while preparing them to see our doctors. I learned that there were far more languages and dialects than I had ever known, many of which were not available in Google Translate. We had an interpreter service that we could call and place on speakerphone for the doctors' visit. Even still, some things got lost in translation because some terminology doesn't exist in other languages.
Also, never underestimate the power of non-verbal communication. Obviously this only counts when you're face-to-face (and face masks right now are making this harder) but still. Another thing to consider is sign language. Small jokes for example don't necessarily translate well or could be offensive without background knowledge.
Happy translation international day!
Happy International Translation Day.
Happy International Translation Day!
( Where is the badge??) 😁😁😁😁😎😎😇😇
Hi @Spinnifix Happy International Translation Day
This is another wonderful, important topic😄 As you know, I’m fluent in French and English thank goodness 😅 it makes my job a lot easier 😁 I use a translator only when I visit the German and Spanish communities and I find it difficult to follow everyone’s conversations. I’m on my phone and I use Bing.com/translator ( @ndaoz this is the one I use, I find it better then Google Translate 🤷🏼♀️)
I go on the site, Translate from English to German come back and paste it, but before I post it, I copy my message and go back to the translator and have my message Translate from German to English just to see if it’s still the same message I wrote. I do this because like Peggy said, sometimes the translator get it wrong and my phrase don’t make sense, so I change the word that is wrong. I’m glad I don’t have to do this every time 😅
Happy Translation Day. I also want to point out that sign language is a type of foreign language, because sign languages is used in all countries. I know a little bit of ASL. American Sign Language is only used in two countries..USA and Canada
Over all thanks for helping people with their Translations.
ooo downloading immediately I haven't heard of this app
Thank you very much 🥰🥰
Happy International Translation Day everyone!
There is only one International language.
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