Literal translations

 

When signs are badly translated, the results can be disastrous, funny and at times embarrassing.

 

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běn gòng cè wèi  miǎn chōng  shì    (The toilet need not be flushed)
本 共 厕 为 免 冲 式
qīng nín shǐ hòu líkāi jí kě                (Please leave after using )
清 您 使 后 离开 即 可
 

 

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Explanation not required

 

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lājī zài cǐ tóufàng                    (Rubbish to throw here)
垃圾 在 此 投放    
yān tóu  qiè wù tóu rú           (Cigarette butt absolutely cannot be thrown in )
烟 头 切 勿 投 如
 

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qīng nín dài hǎo  suíshēn wùpǐn      (Please take good care of your luggage)
清 您 带 好 随身 物品
 
 

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Non explanation required. Yeahcome.

 

 

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Interesting menu : Give me 1 exploding spring onion and 1 tingle chicken leg rice

 

 

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According to online dictionary:

gàn to work / to do / to manage gàn manage / stem    gān dry / to concern / shield

I guess the dictionary does not mention that it is also a four letter f – word. Thus it become confusing vice-versa.

 

 

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Fiell blby massge –  badly mis-spelt and not case of bad translation.

Massage withfire – well that’s one hell of a massage. 

 

 

 

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xiǎoxīn luò shuǐ    (Becareful when enters water )
小心 落 水

 

 

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Hmmm. very crude examination

 

 

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Again, another problem caused by the 干 character.

 

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No explanation required

 

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chéngrén yòngpǐn   (Adults merchandise or Adults Store)
成人 用品

 

 

 

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Very imaginative train ride.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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