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#HongKong: #bilingual city. Well, most of the time. Occasionally, our streets don't quite line up as we'd like them to.

#Translation #English #Chinese #Languages
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Happy Year of the Rooster! 🐓
祝大家雞年快樂!恭喜發財!🎆
Bonne année du coq ! 🎉
Chúc Mừng Năm Mới ! 🐓

#LunarNewYear #ChineseNewYear #YearOfTheRooster #KungHeiFatChoy #新年快樂 #雞年 #春節 #過年 #恭喜發財 #NouvelAnLunaire #NouvelAnChinois #AnnéeDuCoq #TếtFestival #ChúcMừngNămMới
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“When you encounter difficulties, you need to be optimistic,” he said. “The pessimists tend to die.”

Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang passed away a few days ago. He was the father of #Pinyin, the system of Romanized #Chinese writing that has become the international standard since its introduction some 60 years ago.

#languages #translation
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"Trump’s vocabulary is limited, his syntax is broken; he repeats the same phrases over and over, forcing the translator to follow suit."
#trumpslation #trump #translation
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+Orient TextPress wishes you all a fantastic new year! 🍾
Bonne et heureuse année 2017 à tous ! 🎊
祝大家2017年新年快樂! 🎉

#HappyNewYear2017 🌎🌍🌏
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Orient TextPress wishes you all a #HappyNewYear!

Bonne et heureuse année !

#新年快樂

‪#‎WelcomeTo2016‬!
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" #Chinese doesn’t think by the millions, but by 'man' (萬), the 10,000."
— via +HK Magazine.

#languages #translation #numbers #HongKong #HK
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"Just what is the “Singaporean Language”? I can’t define it because there is none. But allow me to explain to you what #languages I effectively speak, read and write, having been born and bred in the city state."
#Singapore #SG50 #Malay #Mandarin #Tamil #English  
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#Interpreting using a tonal language like #Cantonese [...] also produces some moments of amusement.
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[‪ #HongKong ]'s lawmakers can sometimes grab the headlines for all the wrong reasons, posing a challenge to #interpreters trying to make sense of their verbal antics. These are some infamous examples.
Full article: http://bit.ly/1IJ81iI
(via +South China Morning Post)
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