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Sun Aug 30, 2020, 02:56 PM

Why Google Translate FAILS at Japanese

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Reply Why Google Translate FAILS at Japanese (Original post)
yuiyoshida Aug 2020 OP
Ferrets are Cool Aug 2020 #1
yuiyoshida Aug 2020 #2
Ferrets are Cool Aug 2020 #3
yuiyoshida Aug 2020 #4
Ferrets are Cool Aug 2020 #5
yuiyoshida Aug 2020 #6
Ferrets are Cool Aug 2020 #7
Normanart Sep 2020 #8

Response to yuiyoshida (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2020, 02:59 PM

1. I probably watch more anime than anyone on this board

and I have seen "thank you" pronounced dozens of different ways. In my little pea brain, it's because Japanese is so nuanced and one small character "swoosh" can change the entire meaning of a word or phrase.
Am I anywhere close to correct Yui?

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Response to Ferrets are Cool (Reply #1)

Sun Aug 30, 2020, 03:27 PM

2. Un...

日本語はとても難しいです。一生懸命勉強してください! がんばってね!

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Response to yuiyoshida (Reply #2)

Sun Aug 30, 2020, 07:13 PM

3. Oh, I'm an old dog

While I can pick up phrases without even having to look at the subs, there is no way I can learn Japanese. But, as far as I am concerned, it is such a beautiful language.

And thank you for the post in Japanese. It was unexpected and wonderful.

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Response to Ferrets are Cool (Reply #3)

Sun Aug 30, 2020, 07:44 PM

4. Translation:

Japanese is very hard. Study hard! Do your best! Nihongo wa totemo muzukashīdesu. Isshōkenmei benkyō shite kudasai! Ganbatte ne!

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Response to yuiyoshida (Reply #4)

Sun Aug 30, 2020, 07:52 PM

5. Thanks. Google translate actually did it perfectly

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Response to Ferrets are Cool (Reply #5)

Sun Aug 30, 2020, 07:53 PM

6. Short sentences...and verified translation

it also helps if you speak Japanese like I do

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Response to yuiyoshida (Reply #6)

Sun Aug 30, 2020, 07:54 PM

7. No doubt.

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Response to yuiyoshida (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2020, 04:25 PM

8. Google translate

It doesnʻt work well with Asian languages. But funny!

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