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03:15 May 22, 2000
English to Bulgarian translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: help translating language names into BG
Hello,
Can you give me an advice where to look for official names of the world' languages in Bulgarian? I need to translate into Bulgarian language names like:
Achinese, Amharic, Apache, Aranda, Araucainan, Arawak, Assamese, Aymara, Baluchi, Bambara, Bemba, Bhojpuri, Bikol, Buginese, Cakchiquel, Cebuano, Chamorro, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Chuang, Cree, Creek, Crow, Dinka, etc...
Thank you.
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Bulgarian translation:phonetic transcription
Explanation:
I had the exact same problem recently and was unable to locate any kind of source.
Given that the language names that you need to translate are even more exotic than mine ;-), I would suggest a phonetic transcription with the suffix "-ki" where possible (if I remember it well, Apache was translated in novels of old as both "ezika na apatchite" and "apahski"), or without it (ex.: kri, krow).
If this is a full sentence, and not just a list of languages, you could also add "ezicite na plemenata ..." and pursue with the phonetic transcription.
Sorry I couldn't be of more help,
Evelyna
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Evelyna Radoslavova
Canada
Local time: 10:49
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Thank you Evelyna!
I thought to try to ask Eng-Ru community too and I got some links for the language names in Russian. It seems I'll use the combination of your suggestion and the list I got in Russian. Thanks again for your help
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phonetic transcription


Explanation:
I had the exact same problem recently and was unable to locate any kind of source.
Given that the language names that you need to translate are even more exotic than mine ;-), I would suggest a phonetic transcription with the suffix "-ki" where possible (if I remember it well, Apache was translated in novels of old as both "ezika na apatchite" and "apahski"), or without it (ex.: kri, krow).
If this is a full sentence, and not just a list of languages, you could also add "ezicite na plemenata ..." and pursue with the phonetic transcription.
Sorry I couldn't be of more help,
Evelyna


Evelyna Radoslavova
Canada
Local time: 10:49
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 9
Grading comment
Thank you Evelyna!
I thought to try to ask Eng-Ru community too and I got some links for the language names in Russian. It seems I'll use the combination of your suggestion and the list I got in Russian. Thanks again for your help
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