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International Brand Names in Chinese

As every other language, Chinese language has undoubtedly been undergoing many changes, such as new vocabulary and even new sentence structures, particularly under the influence of English. New words have been seeping into Mandarin since Qing dynasty, but the process has been much more notable in the recent decades. This has been propelled by the Read More…

Waiter, a cup of Kafei please!

Languages have always influenced each other and this influence is most notable in vocabulary. They frequently borrow words from each other and with time we might even forget where they original word came from in the first place. English language, especially, is prone to absorption of new words whether from Japanese like ‘samuari’, Spanish ‘taco’, Read More…

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