Map of Chinese names for European countries

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    Map of Chinese names for European countries

    Post by patpending on Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:58 pm

    (Literal translations of names)

    note that "Horse" is also the syllable "Ma" - "Romania" = "Luo Horse Nun Ya", "Macedonia" = "Horse Its Dun".

    The UK is "Braveland"

    http://twistedsifter.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/literal-map-of-europe-by-chinese-name.jpg

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    Re: Map of Chinese names for European countries

    Post by Windy on Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:30 pm

    Cheers 

    Some of them, like Ireland are phonetic translations, from the english pronunciation, although I guess the Chinese may interpret them that way.

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