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Offline tania

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Buddhist Translator
« on: 02 September 2011, 01:21:20 PM »
hello everyone,
is there someone who know what kind of ability (beside of ability to translate) are needed to be buddhist translator? Does anyone ever being english translator (interface/book translator)?
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Re: Buddhist Translator
« Reply #1 on: 02 September 2011, 01:41:04 PM »
actually you should be understand the Buddhist (teaching etc) to be able a great translator...

for example :

jhanna etymology  .. etc...
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Re: Buddhist Translator
« Reply #2 on: 02 September 2011, 02:14:07 PM »
if you want eat delicious food, you do not need become a great chief, just expense ur pocket
but if you want make proud of urself, make it handy ;D

several guys did it before . . .
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Re: Buddhist Translator
« Reply #3 on: 03 September 2011, 02:39:06 PM »
LoL, i mean any special advice before doing interface translation? because it's a kinda different with translating book/article.

oh ya, its important to read some references because sometimes people also use sanskrit or any other term in Buddhist talk.
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Re: Buddhist Translator
« Reply #4 on: 04 September 2011, 04:35:49 AM »
Practice makes perfect... As the first step employ ur self to be an editor, there u can learn the term or jargon used in buddhist articles