Could you translate this graph
from Japanese to English for me? It's an overview of different paper types used for calligraphy - but I can't read...
This is what google translate got me for the middle part
posted by lenehan
on May 15, 2013 -
Hey! Any of you Latin aficionados care to help me translate?
I'm looking for a phrase that means something like "(Administrative/Bureaucratic/Decision-Making) Power IS (the greatest form of) Power.
It's for a faux-sigil for someone who just got a big promotion to an administrative leadership role.
posted by lalalana
on May 10, 2013 -
Can you translate this Italian phrase into English? "Nun so' fesso ma faccio o' fesso perche' facendo o' fesso te faccio fesso." [more inside]
posted by ataxia
on Apr 28, 2013 -
I wonder if someone translates the Finnish theme song for Moomin into English. I cannot find the English translation in the internet. It would be very nice to understand what this interesting and classic Finnish song is about. [more inside]
posted by sanskrtam
on Apr 18, 2013 -
China is on a major push to dub TV series into English, and I'm primarily a subtitle translator who's been dropped into the middle of this exploding industry. While I've found industry standards fairly easy to research, what I've found less than easy to locate are recommendations for specialized software used in the translation process. What I'd like to know, if anyone here can recommend anything, what are the software packages you use that help to automate or smooth the process, specifically tracking whether timing and lip sync are right, specifically free software, as it's going to be hell to convince my bosses to buy something they can't sample, and I've been assigned a squadron of three untrained non-native translators to do most of the heavy lifting for me.
posted by saysthis
on Apr 6, 2013 -
I would like to know what the beginning of this song says translated to English from French (I'm assuming it's French; at least that's what it sounds like to me). Also, if there's any relevant information you can give me about the French that would be great (e.g., "It's a quotation from..." or "Everyone in France knows that this means...").
Nicolaas Jaar - Etre
(Single Link Vimeo).
posted by uncannyslacks
on Mar 10, 2013 -
I tried putting this into google translate, but the output didn't make any sense to me. Could anyone please help me translate the conversation and the tone, please? Thank you very much. Followup questions will most likely come after. [more inside]
posted by mild deer
on Mar 8, 2013 -
Here is the photo with the Arabic message: LINK
What does this say in English? I think the girl might represent me. She looks brokenhearted, too.
Thank you so much for your help!
posted by thatgirl1985
on Mar 8, 2013 -
Just picked up some cool paper cuts. And was wondering if metafilter can help me translate them. I believe they are Chinese but honestly I am not sure. Two images are below:
Paper Cut One
Paper Cut Two
Let me know if you have any trouble with the images. And thanks again Metafilter!
posted by WickedPissah
on Mar 4, 2013 -
[TolkienFilter] A friend of mine would like to translate the phrase "'plans to give you hope and a future' Jeremiah 29:11" into Quenya. Please help me help her do that. [more inside]
posted by Errant
on Feb 21, 2013 -
I'm looking for places, either online or in person, to workshop literary translation and exchange knowledge/resources. [more inside]
posted by outlandishmarxist
on Feb 15, 2013 -
I am working on a short translation and I need to access some already-published texts on the subject of the piece. I've exhausted the libraries in my city, as well as the bookshops and friends, and I want to know if there is some kind of online "library" service where I could post what I was looking for -- copies of specific page numbers in a book, or copies of index or contents pages that I could then follow-up with a request for copies of certain pages.
Does such a thing exist? Thank you.
posted by bwonder2
on Feb 13, 2013 -
We have this "German translation" of a template, which is obviously incomplete: Sie haben einen Termin mit Dr. [DOCTOR'S NAME] on [DATE] at [TIME].
I don't trust google translate, so I come to you, German speakers of metafilter. Can you please finish the translation? Thanks.
posted by [@I][:+:][@I]
on Feb 7, 2013 -
Can someone, please, confirm or correct the following translation from English to Latin:
Light and Shadow = Luci atque umbris
Why is it not 'lux atque umbris'?
posted by Parsnip
on Feb 6, 2013 -
Tell me what you know about building a Wordpress-based site in English, but with Chinese-language content. Or any other language, really, if it applies to this situation. [more inside]
posted by cilantro
on Feb 5, 2013 -
Trying to find out more about what the word Hokis, which seems to be a slang term, means in Armenian. Not very googlable, or not for me. Any help would be much appreciated.
posted by jitterbug perfume
on Feb 3, 2013 -
My piano teacher gave me the music for this. The video is of one of my fave pianists (Cortot) giving a masterclass on the piece and I'd really like to know what he's saying. (Hope this is the appropriate place to ask.)
posted by mermily
on Jan 27, 2013 -
Would anybody be kind enough to help me by translating some Japanese text of some type, that might help shed some light on a mysterious item that I have had in my posession for several years? [more inside]
posted by wats
on Jan 22, 2013 -
I feel like I should be able to find the translation with Google, but it is proving more difficult than expected. I would love to know what they were saying in the Vietnamese parts of this movie
posted by monkeys with typewriters
on Jan 21, 2013 -
Please help me high-falute! How would you translate the modal realist
tenet 'Actuality is indexical'
into Latin? The introductory paragraph in the linked Wikipedia article as well as the summary of tenets
should give context for those who'd be interested in providing an answer. Thanks!
posted by Anything
on Dec 31, 2012 -
I would like to have a book (in German, about 157 pp), translated for me. How much is a fair price to ask? [more inside]
posted by gnossie
on Dec 27, 2012 -
Looking to put these characters
in my kitchen. Do they actually translate as "Food is Heaven"? Also, which type of written characters are they, traditional or simplified? Any info would be great. Thank you for your help.
posted by alchemist
on Dec 15, 2012 -
How do I say "sewer" in Spanish? Not the pipe that waste water goes into, but a person who sews on a sewing machine? [more inside]
posted by buzzv
on Nov 28, 2012 -
Translation help please! I can't identify the Asian language on this butong pakwan packet I bought on eBay several years ago. Front Back
Could someone translate it for me? Is there any way to tell the date?
posted by MegoSteve
on Nov 11, 2012 -
I recently finished my first ever translation assignment, a play from Spanish to English. When I first began, my employer asked how long I thought it would take. I grossly underestimated the time. What should I do now? [more inside]
posted by Sakura3210
on Nov 5, 2012 -
What does this Egyptian Arabic song mean in English?
Listen to the song here
Thanks! : )
posted by thatgirl1985
on Nov 2, 2012 -
Easy one for someone who reads modern Hebrew handwriting: what does this say? [more inside]
posted by dywypi
on Nov 1, 2012 -
I've been looking for a certain guitar (a Yamaha SG 3000) and have lately been looking on Japanese web sites to see if I can have one shipped from there. I've found one I like the look of, but Google Translate isn't being particularly helpful. Could anyone translate the description for me? [more inside]
posted by Put the kettle on
on Nov 1, 2012 -
Anyone know what the Italian in this quote from a book about Commedia dell Arte means?
"Aldeano in 1634 expected these lawyers of Francolino to have an oily toga, loose hair, and 'habiti alla ciala bardessa'." [more inside]
posted by starvingartist
on Oct 9, 2012 -
Hermann Hesse apparently published a book called Bäume: Betrachtungen und Gedichte
(Trees: Reflections and Poems) and I'm trying to find a version in English, because it sounds awesome. Look
. [more inside]
posted by Cobalt
on Sep 25, 2012 -
I'm trying to revive my rather rusty Spanish. One of the green's favourite tips for language learning seems to be to immerse yourself in TV programmes/films/music in the target language. So I want to start listening to Spanish-language music, and I need some recommendations. [more inside]
posted by badmoonrising
on Sep 24, 2012 -
What are some phrases in Italian that convey "goodbye" in a not-so-casual, but rather sentimental if not hopeful way? [more inside]
posted by chloe.gelsomino
on Sep 20, 2012 -
Eyptian Arabic Translation Needed:
انا دلوقت فى القطر لما اروح هكتبه وابعتهولك
What does this mean in English?
I tried Google translator and Bing, but it came back gobbledygook.
posted by thatgirl1985
on Aug 15, 2012 -
Why do so many bathroom/toiletry product labels have (usually poor) French translations (in US markets)? No other household products have these translations - just bathroom stuff.
posted by dmd
on Aug 4, 2012 -
Translation Help Please for these gravestones ... (Chinese or Japanese? I'm completely ignorant of Asian languages, sorry.) [more inside]
posted by RedEmma
on Jul 26, 2012 -