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纠错:If the king wants you to die

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Victor Mair 教授关于这个翻译的博文

Brendan O'Kane received this image posted to Facebook from a friend of a friend, and he kindly passed it on to me:

A very common Chinese character transcription of the name "Facebook" is fēisǐbùkě 非死不可. The characters have been carefully chosen and literally mean "cannot not die", i.e., "must die".

The entire legend accompanying the image of Mark Elliot Zuckerberg reads as follows:

Jūn yào chén sǐ, chén fēi sǐ bùkě 君要臣死,臣非死不可
("If the ruler wants his vassal to die, then he must die.")

It is all in Classical Chinese, so if you plug it into Google Translate, Baidu Fanyi, Yahoo Babel Fish, and the like, which are programmed to translate Modern Standard Mandarin (MSM), you will obtain some really amazing, amusing gibberish.



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Victor Mair 教授博文的中文版

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梅维恒(Victor H. Mair),宾夕法尼亚大学东亚语言文化系汉语言文学教授
2012年6月9日


布兰登•奥卡内(Brendan O'Kane)从一个朋友的朋友那里收到这张贴于Facebook上的图片,他又将它发给了我。


【图略】


图片中的汉语句子——“君要臣死,臣非死不可”,其意思是If the ruler wants his vassal to die, then he must die.Facebook的一个常见汉语译名是“非死不可”。这几个汉字是经人精心挑选出来的,其字面意思是“不得不死”,亦即,“必须得死”。


将这句文言文用谷歌翻译、百度翻译、必应翻译、有道翻译等进行机器翻译,你会看到一些有趣的文理不通的话。

谷歌翻译的结果是:Jun Chen Si, Chen Feisibuke.
百度翻译的结果是:The king shall minister to die, his Facebook.

必应翻译的结果是:June Robinson died, officials must die.

有道翻译的结果是:Because you ordered it, master the dead do not.




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