This Is Why You Should Never Rely on Google Translate to Interpret Foreign Languages (10 pics)

Posted in Pictures       7 Dec 2015       4330       1

Google Translate may be useful in some instances but just be warned that you probably aren’t going to get the right translation every time.

 

“今 日 事, 今 日 畢” (Chinese)

What it actually means: “We all have a mental list of ‘I should haves.'”

“Dar za dar, słowa za słowa.” (Polish)

What it actually means: “You must meet roughness with roughness.”

“Жизнь прожи́ть — не по́ле перейти́.” (Russian)

What it actually means: “Living life is not like crossing a meadow.”

“Der Gesunde weiß nicht, wie reich er ist.” (German)

What it actually means: “Good health is more desirable than wealth.”

“Ο πνιγμένος, από τα μαλλιά του πιάνεται.” (Greek)

What it actually means: “A drowning man will clutch at a straw.”

“Էս ականջով լսում է, մյուսով դուրս է անում:”(Armenian)

What it actually means: “S/he hears it from this ear, and throws it out from the other.”

“Al amigo más amigo, no le fíes tu secreto, y así nunca te verás, arrepentido o sujeto.”(Spanish)

What it actually means: “If you tell your secret to your friend, you will make him your master.”

“Een slecht werksman beschuldigt altijd zijn tuig.”(Dutch)

What it actually means: “A bad craftsman blames his tools.”

“Chi da giovane ha un vizio, in vecchiaia fa sempre quell’uffizio.” (Italian)

What it actually means: “Old habits die hard.”

“継続は力なり” (Japanese)

What it actually means: “Persevere and never fear.”


Credits:  www.thrillist.com

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mynona 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
This has nothing to do with translation "what it means" describes the meaning of a saying.

For example the translation of #4 is more or less correct ("A healthy (person) does not know how rich he is" would be a little bit better)
       
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