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Endearing ways to say “Mother” around the world

A time dedicated to pay tribute to mothers all over the world and celebrate motherhood, Mother’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1914 and usually falls on the second Sunday of May in most countries worldwide. The date changes annually because it is linked to Easter, which is different every year as it is ...

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Faces of Gengo: Julie

A university student based in Denmark, Julie is a young and well-traveled Gengo translator in two language pairs. Having lived in different countries growing up ignited her passion for languages and translation. Wise beyond her years, she has a great thirst for knowledge – one of the traits of a good translator. Nationality: Danish Location: ...

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Tips for translating from Chinese to English Part 2: Avoiding common mistakes

Chinese and English are very different languages. Good Chinese to English translators must be able to understand the nuances of Chinese source texts as well as effectively express the meaning of these texts in English. If you are a native English speaker and Chinese is your second language, be sure to maintain your Chinese language ...

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Tips for translating from Chinese to English Part 1: Avoiding overtranslation

When translating between languages and cultures as different as Chinese and English, the problem is the inadequacy of the target language to express the source. Chinese, with its incredible succinctness, can often express in a couple of characters what seems to need a phrase to say in English. It’s not surprising that sometimes, like the ...

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Faces of Gengo: Bruno

Our English to Portuguese translator Bruno became a Wordsmith by impressing customers with his high-quality translations, even without the help of paid tools. Find out how much he enjoys his full-time translation career and how working with Gengo has greatly impacted his quality of life. Nationality: Brazilian Location: São Paulo, Brazil Occupation: Full-time professional translator ...

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The history of hanami

After the cold bleakness of winter, nothing gets the Japanese more excited than the blooming of the cherry blossoms, or sakura, in spring. Not only is it an indicator that spring has officially arrived, but it’s seen as a unique part of Japanese culture dating back more than a thousand years.

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