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Mr. Blond
01-01-2010, 07:37 AM
Hey guys,

I am wondering if any of you could assist me with translating Chinese test to english?

I know if you are reading this you are thinking, GOOGLE A TRANSLATOR MORON....but the problem is, it is text that was hand written to me, so I have no Idea how to enter the text......not to mention that direct translation from chinese in next to impossible.

Can anyone out there read Chinese?

meowmix
01-01-2010, 07:40 AM
I can give it a try. Care to post a pic?

ninman
01-01-2010, 07:43 AM
Hey guys,

I am wondering if any of you could assist me with translating Chinese test to english?

I know if you are reading this you are thinking, GOOGLE A TRANSLATOR MORON....but the problem is, it is text that was hand written to me, so I have no Idea how to enter the text......not to mention that direct translation from chinese in next to impossible.

Can anyone out there read Chinese?

Yes, I can, post a picture and I will do my best.

Mr. Blond
01-01-2010, 10:34 AM
http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture002.jpg

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture001.jpg

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture005.jpg

ninman
01-01-2010, 06:53 PM
http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture002.jpg

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture001.jpg

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture005.jpg

it's not particularly clear because of the way the light is shining on some of it, but those are traditional Chinese characters, which makes it harder for me to read unfortunately. It looks like Chinese chengyu (sayings) which are four character sayings with particular meanings. Unfortunately I don't know those particular ones so I can't really translate much of it.

lovecr717
01-01-2010, 07:36 PM
http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture002.jpg

stay healthy . stay young . stay healthy.

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture001.jpg

wish you wealth. wish everything is great for you. stay safe wherever you go.

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture005.jpg
good luck with your job/work . hope you to improve in your studies.




These are duilian to be accurate. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duilian
I am sorry if my translations sound funny but again, they are sayings..still I give you the main idea behind them.

ps: I am a Chinese and get A for the subject Chinese in a test which is equivalent to GCSE :)

effervescence
01-01-2010, 07:41 PM
http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture002.jpg

1. 龙马精神 (I'm using simplified characters because I'm lazy to change my computer settings :P): literally translated as "spirit of a dragon & horse", which means may your spirit be lively and vigorous, particularly when you're old

2. 青春常驻: may your youth be long-lived

3. 身体健康: may your health be good

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture001.jpg

1. 恭喜发财: this is a pretty common Chinese phrase mostly used during Chinese New Year that means, wishing you a prosperous new year

2. 大吉大利: wishing you good auspices

3. 出入平安: may your journeys/travels be safe


http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh123/brlabit/trans%20temp/Picture005.jpg

1. 工作顺利: may your work/job be smooth and without hitches

2. 学业进步: may your studies improve

meowmix
01-01-2010, 07:41 PM
The ping an one (2nd picture, 3rd to the right)... I translate it as have peace wherever you go. Just me.

effervescence
01-01-2010, 07:46 PM
The ping an one (2nd picture, 3rd to the right)... I translate it as have peace wherever you go. Just me.

Hmm, usually 平安 is used to refer to safety and peace would be 和平.

Mr. Blond
01-02-2010, 05:34 AM
Wow,

Guys thank you all so much. I have a Chinese exchange student living with me, and she has been doodling this all about the place, and when I asked her the meaning, she just smiles and says its my challenge to learn.

Would you guys mind helping me in the future?