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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Awkwardness or ungrammaticality of translation, such as due to overly literal translation of idioms or syntax.


From translate +‎ -ese. (Wiktionary)


  • So how do we get from this translatese for LOKA-DHAATU, which signifies the finite, impermanent realm, to the contemporary understanding of shìjiè as "world"? OLYMPIC SLOGAN.


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