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Tip about Ukrainian translations - Re: i want to help

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:00:50 +0200
To: w3c-translators@w3.org, "QSJN 4 UKR" <qsjn4ukr@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <op.who47o08svvqwp@sith.local>
On Wed, 18 Jul 2012 14:10:29 +0200, QSJN 4 UKR <qsjn4ukr@gmail.com> wrote:

> We need more communications between
> ·consumers, who need to see some documents in some translation
> ·translators, who can make it
> ·editors, who can verify and correct the translations
> ·and publisher (it’s you, Coralie).
> Live example. In Ukrainian translations there is many times repeated
> Latin word «script» without translation («скрипт»), while the better
> translation is Ukrainian word «письмо» (ukr. скрипт = scenario, письмо
> = writing). How can i help to fix it? No way! While the document is
> not published i can’t know the errors, if it is — let it be:
> half-ukrainian-half-latin translation is better than nothing at all.

Hello

Thanks for writing!

I am taking the above as a tip for Ukrainian translators, which I assume  
comes from a person knowledgeable enough in Ukrainian to provide the tip.

Paraphrasing the author above:
The Latin word «script» is better translated into Ukrainian as «письмо»  
("writing"), which is preferred over «скрипт» ("scenario").

I invite the author as well as other volunteers who master Ukrainian to  
add to that tip.

I haven't written it in a while; I invite all volunteers to share  
translation tips, and tips in the languages they master, in this forum  
(please, use flags in your subject line to help people identify the topic  
by its subject line).

Coralie


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