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· January, 2012

Stories about Language from January, 2012

Iran:American Accent for Persian Speakers

Bhutan: Promoting National Language

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Favourite Proverbs

Greece: Cretan Masterpiece “Erotokritos” Translated into Turkish

Malaysia: Ministry Blames Google Translate for Website Errors

Don’t wear “clothes that poke eye” and remember the “Mongoose fight” uniform for official functions. These are some of the funny English translation errors in the website of Malaysia’s Ministry...

Ukraine: Gasprinsky Crimean Tatar Library

South Africa: Braille Burgers and Social Media

Global Voices Aymara: Experiences in Translation in 2011

Some members of the Global Voices in Aymara translation team write about their experiences in 2011, which for them reached a milestone for growth in terms of the number of...

Global Voices in French: Translators’ Choice 2011

In 2011, volunteer translators at Global Voices in French translated hundreds of articles and updates on world events and we'd like to say "'Merci!". We've asked them which translation struck...

Peru: Sugar Labs Community Says Goodbye to Aymara Translator

Philippines: Davao Tagalog

Jamaica: “Official” Languages

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