Whistling Pigs: German Adventures with Google Translate
The underlying assumption of Google Translate is that any new text requiring translation contains phrases and word ... most German pigs do not have a habit of whistling. The Google Translate choice of “rocker” probably refers to the English expression ...
Word Lens translates text in real time
That's exactly what Word Lens does ... packs -- which handled English-to-German and German-to-English, for example -- cost $10 each. When Google purchased Word Lens, it dropped the price of all the packs to free. That means you can get the app and all ...
More Than Words: Which Witch is Which?
A good first step is to lay out what we do know ... the Old English wih, or “idol,” associating the word with false worship. Another theory holds that “witch” derived from a Middle High German/Middle Dutch family of words that mean “to rock ...
My favorite German word
Schnurrbart. It means “mustache.” According to my German teacher, it actually translates into something like “cat beard.” How fantastic is that? (I learned it because one of my professors has a rad schnurrbart).
How Do You Say ...? For Some Words, There's No Easy Translation
So they asked people across the globe to give them examples of words that didn't translate ... English, Dorothy, is moon river. There are some other words on your list that we didn't go get recorded here in Washington. The Urdu word goya. What does that mean?