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Frits
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Google translate

Post by Frits » Sun 04.06.2014 1:56 pm

I have translated a video from dutch to japanese with google translate could anyone who speaks japanese have a look and tell me if they understand anything at all. http://youtu.be/Ccqq1sJENoQ Thank you

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Re: Google translate

Post by richvh » Wed 04.09.2014 3:34 pm

Not a native speaker, but...

a lot of it seemed nonsensical or non-idiomatic.

Machine translation is OK-ish between similar languages (like English and Dutch); between such dissimilar languages as Dutch and Japanese, it tends to fail hard.
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Re: Google translate

Post by Frits » Wed 04.09.2014 3:40 pm

Do you speak dutch ?

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Re: Google translate

Post by richvh » Fri 04.11.2014 3:20 pm

I have a Dutch surname, but my family hasn't spoken Dutch in generations.
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Re: Google translate

Post by Frits » Thu 04.17.2014 6:20 am

If you need any translation just ask, maybe we can help eachother.

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